The aim of this innovative programme is to provide early-career clinical teachers and researchers with the essential knowledge and research skills required to be a peer reviewer. Key features of the programme will include opportunities to engage in contemporary scholarly debates, improve skills in critical analysis and communication, and refine academic writing through exposure to good practice.


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We specifically welcome applications from individuals from diverse health professions backgrounds, under-represented groups and geographical regions where career development support for health professionals as clinical teachers and researchers is evolving*. Three places will be offered on the programme, reflecting the diversity of health professionals involved in clinical teaching and research. The successful applicants will work as a team to support each other and develop their scholarly networks.

EdD students are ineligible as the award is specifically targeting those who don’t have access to such programmes.

The award for each individual will include:

  • A structured, progressive online programme of mentored peer reviewing, supported by the TCT editorial team
  • Monthly tutorials/peer discussions (via Zoom) and guided peer reviews with access to ASME and Wiley peer review resources
  • ASME membership for a year, including online access to The Clinical Teacher and Medical Education journals
  • ASME ASM registration fee for one at the ASM 2024 (travel and accommodation excluded)
  • Potential for membership of the TASME career group

To apply for the ‘New Voices in Health Professions Education’ progamme, please provide the following:

  1. A proposal written in English and not exceeding 1,000 words in length containing the following information:

    • Your interest and experience in clinical education and/or research to date

    • Describing how this internship will impact on your career development

    • Limitations in support systems within your local institution or geographical region that this programme may fill

    • How you will use the skills obtained during the internship to contribute to the field of clinical education and/or research in your institution or nationally

2. A brief curriculum vitae (maximum of two pages) including professional registration details

3. A short (max 1-minute video click here for guidance) introducing yourself, and outlining your career goals in health professions education and research. 

The two written pieces should be attached as one pdf document uploaded on the application form as “Your Name NVHPE Supporting Document”

Completed application packages should be sent no later than 5pm, (BST) Friday 15th September 2023 via the online submission form. 

  1. Participation in monthly tutorials and mentoring
  2. Review one paper per month for the duration of the internship
  3. On completion of the programme, the successful applicants will be required to submit an ‘Insights’ article for The Clinical Teacher, with the opportunity to experience a peer review process as an author

The internship will commence on  31st October 2023 and end on 30th June 2024.  Applicants are expected to be available for the 9-month period.

Applicants should read the Awards FAQ page as it may help with queries about their submission

For any additional queries please email awards@asme.org.uk with “Query: TCT NVHPE 2023” in the email subject.

*This programme is not designed for individuals who are currently undertaking postgraduate (i.e.  MSc/PhD/MD) studies in health professions education


  • Josie Cheetham, NHS Wales/HEIW
  • Noor-i-Kiran Naeem, Abwa Medical College, Pakistan
  • Dafydd Morgan, Great Western Hospital, Swindon
  • Jun Jie Lim, University Of Sheffield
  • Niamh Theresa McSwiney, Royal United Hospitals Bath
  • Agata Dunsmore, The University Of Edinburgh
  • Benedicta Quaye, Lancaster University
  • Sonia Ijaz Haider, Dow University Of Health Sciences, Pakistan
  • Karen Kyne, RCSI
  • Julia McLaughlin, Hywel Dda Health Board, Withybush General Hospital
  • Madeleine Kannegiesser-Bailey, Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children
  • Christopher Graham, Royal College Of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
  • Nabilah Mayat, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
  • Maya Dyson, Birmingham City Hospital
  • Sadia Zaman, Queen Mary University
  • Pranesh Balasubramaniam, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS
  • Vatsala Mishra, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust



  • Dr Ainsley Richards, Princes of Wales Hospital
  • Akhilesh Kumar P H, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur
  • Vikesh Bahadoor, Royal Lancaster Infirmary / WPMN
  • Zaha Kamran Sadiqui, Academic Unit of Medical Education, Sheffield University


  • Amy Martin, Health Education Yorkshire & The Humber
  • Han Siew Ping, Nanyang Technological University Singapore
  • Jennie Ross, University of Sheffield
ASME Group Journal Editors
Scholarship Type Research
Intended Audience Early career clinical teachers/HPE researchers (medical trainees or health professionals within five years of completion of primary health professions degree)
Nature of Award Career development
Opens On 15th July 2024