What is a clinical doctoral research fellow?
A clinical academic nurse, midwife or allied health professional engages in clinical practice and research at the same time.
As a result, they provide leadership in the pursuit of innovation and scholarship, along with first class evidence based healthcare.
A central feature of clinical academic research is that it aims to inform and improve the effectiveness, quality and safety of healthcare.
Clinical academics focus on building a research-led care environment, which includes developing capacity and capability.
They challenge existing practice whilst working within, and contributing to, a research rich environment that strives for excellence in healthcare and health outcomes.