Clinician Research Fellowships2024-05-22T01:52:23+00:00

Clinician Research Fellowships

Clinician Research Fellowships are specifically designed to allow Metro North’s emerging and highly skilled clinician researchers to develop and advance a body of research aligned to the Research Strategy to create a strong foundation of evidence-based healthcare. 

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    Program objectives

    The objectives of the Fellowships are to: 

    • support excellent basic and applied research by promising clinician researchers embedded within Metro North Health 
    • promote enhanced opportunities for diverse career pathways by attracting and retaining our brightest and promising clinician researchers 
    • expand clinician-research capacity in a supportive and appropriately supervised research enabling hospital and health service environment 
    • enable capacity building and clinician-researcher mentoring, leadership and supervision capabilities 

    Program Status: Closed

    Applications for 2024 Clinician Research Fellowships are now closed.  

    Key dates

    • Round: CRF 2024 
    • Applications Open: Wednesday 13, December 2023 
    • Applications Close: Monday, 26 February 2024 
    • Shortlisted Interviews: Monday, 22 April 2024 

    Eligibility criteria

    Applications for the Clinician Research Fellowships must meet the below criteria:  

    • for the duration of the Fellowship be employed with Metro North, appointed to a minimum of 0.2FTE clinician duties 
    • meet the definition of clinician researcher, as per the Guidelines 
    • nominate at least one appropriately qualified supervisor 
    • provide a proposal to develop and undertake a body of research aligned with the Metro North Research Strategy 2023-2027 to be undertaken at, or significantly associated with, Metro North Health facilities and/or directly involve Metro North Health patients and community 
    • meet the rest of the eligibility criteria in the Guidelines 


    For more information on this program, please contact the Metro North Research Grants Officer:  


    Phone: 07 364 9635 

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