The MB PhD programme. Training to be a clinician-scientist in the UK

J R Coll Physicians Lond. 1993 Apr;27(2):147-50.


Rapid changes in the universities and in the organisation of the National Health Service are altering the perception of opportunity for clinical scientists in training. Cambridge University has established an integrated programme that combines training in scientific research and clinical medicine leading to the MB, BChir, and PhD degrees. The need for this and other options in the development of careers for aspiring medical researchers is reviewed here.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Education, Medical*
  • Education, Medical, Graduate
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate
  • Research*
  • United Kingdom