Academic medicine: who is it for?BMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7487.363-a (Published 10 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:363
Country of origin affects potential career in UK academic medicine
- Arvindan Veiraiah (firstname.lastname@example.org), specialist registrar in clinical pharmacology
- Llandough Hospital, Penarth CF64 2XX
EDITOR—Reichenbach and Brown discuss the important issue of discrimination by sex.1 The same applies to overseas trainees (mostly non-white) wanting to enter a career in academic medicine in the United Kingdom.
Medical think-tanks in the United Kingdom often complain about the lack of good clinicians who are interested in academic medicine and research. Research and academic training also count towards the selection …