academic foundation programme applications n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Academic Foundation Programme Applications PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Academic Foundation Programme Applications

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

Academic Foundation Programme Applications - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 158 Views
  • Uploaded on

Academic Foundation Programme Applications. Eoin Dinneen & Henri Creasy. Overview. Why academic medicine? Opportunities and preparation for academia The application process: Forms and interviews Personal experiences. Why academic medicine?. Its Different. O pportunities.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Academic Foundation Programme Applications' - sibley


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
overview
Overview
  • Why academic medicine?
  • Opportunities and preparation for academia
  • The application process:
    • Forms and interviews
    • Personal experiences
why academic medicine
Why academic medicine?

Its Different

Opportunities

Ongoing Contact with University

F2 competencies

Extra Choice ; location

Avoid MTAS

undergraduate stuff
Undergraduate Stuff
  • Research projects and experience of academia:
    • BSc
    • SSCs and audits
    • Work experience placements
  • Presentations and publications
  • Prizes and distinctions
  • Extracurricular activities
making the most of yourself
Making the most of yourself!
  • Have confidence in your abilities
  • Preparation
  • CV
  • Contacts
    • DO NOT be afraid to ask!
how to apply
How to apply
  • Separate process from MTAS
  • Register 3 Units of Application with the UKFPO
    • May – July in 4th year
    • Independent deaneries and deadlines
      • http://www.foundationprogramme.nhs.uk/
  • Application forms
  • Interviews
application forms content
Application forms – content
  • Qualifications
    • Degrees/other qualifications eg PhD, BSc/BA, MSc
    • Prizes (local/national), honours, distinctions or merits
    • Publications, Presentations, Posters
    • SSCs or elective proposals
    • Quartile/ranking
  • Motivation and skills relevant to AFP 150-300 words
    • Career aspirations
    • Overcoming challenges/setbacks
    • Prioritisation, professional behaviour, team-working
    • Teaching/education
    • Non-academic/extracurricular achievement
application forms tactics
Application forms – tactics
  • Ranking jobs
    • Maximise your chances but stick to what you want!
    • Location versus rotation
  • Filling in the form
    • Seek advice about answers
    • Takes time
    • Spelling and grammar!
    • Relevance and honesty – answer the QUESTION!
  • Two referees
    • One academic, one clinical
    • Ask early
interviews
Interviews
  • Reason for application
  • Important academic achievements
  • Curveball Questions
  • Academic interests and research
  • Motivation and career aspirations
  • Clinical situations –
    • Problem solving approach
    • Focus on patient management and team working
job offers
Job offers
  • Accept, Decline or Hold
    • Can only hold ONE at a time
  • Clearing
  • Job offers in September, before MTAS
summary
Summary
  • Prepare early
  • Make the most of yourself
    • CV
    • Opportunities
    • Contacts
  • Be aware of deadlines
  • GOOD LUCK!