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Clinical research: developing an appropriate career structure
  1. R. J. Mellanby1,
  2. J. Price2,
  3. L. Wooldridge2,
  4. N. N. Jonsson3,
  5. P. D. Clegg4,
  6. R. D. Emes5,
  7. G. England5,
  8. S. A. Corr5,
  9. R. J. Piercy6,
  10. G. Mulcahy7,
  11. J. L. Wood8,
  12. B. R. Walker9 and
  13. D. J. Argyle1
  1. 1Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9RG, email: richard.mellanby{at}
  2. 2School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol, Langford House, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU
  3. 3Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow, 464 Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH
  4. 4Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston, Cheshire CH64 7TE
  5. 5School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington Campus, Leicestershire LE12 5RD
  6. 6Department of Clinical Sciences and Services, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA
  7. 7UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
  8. 8Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES
  9. 9Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track Programme, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Queen's Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ


The veterinary profession needs to become more successful in producing the next generation of clinician scientists, say Richard Mellanby and others, who set out a roadmap for future academic postgraduate clinical training.

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