Paediatric Training

Paediatric Training

Undergraduate Medical Education

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The Undergraduate Medical Education team at Alder Hey supports medical undergraduates in training and provides an integrated teaching programme in the speciality of Paediatrics.

The majority of medical students are from Liverpool University and Oxford University along with other visiting/elective trainees from other medical schools in the UK and overseas.

Our vision is to offer students the highest standards of medical education to meet the future needs of patients and ensure that they have skills and knowledge to provide exceptional care.

All Medical Student attachments must be organised via the Undergraduate Office to fulfil the necessary Employer/Employee Liability requirements and to ensure that students who attend Alder Hey for training achieve their full potential.
Our current Medical Student elective places are now all full until summer 2023.... Please contact us early to ensure place is guaranteed

Please note these attachments are electives only and last a maximum of five weeks.
Please note Electives MUST NOT be part of your formal training in Paediatrics, and all students are usually required to have completed their formal paediatric training at their medical school. 

Postgraduate Medical Education

The Postgraduate Medical Education team supports junior doctors in training at Alder Hey. The vision is to offer the highest standard of postgraduate medical and dental education to trainees to ensure that the highest level of care is provided for our patients.

  • Provide excellent clinical and educational teaching for trainees at all levels
  • Provide educational and pastoral support to all our trainees
  • Embrace and encourage innovations in medical education and patient care.

Trainee doctors at Alder Hey can gain invaluable experience in the following:

  • Anaesthetics
  • Clinical Radiology
  • Dental Specialities
  • Medical Specialities
  • Surgical Specialities
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychiatry

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