Visiting Fellows

Clinical Fellowship Training Programme

Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Training in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes is delivered at Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow to a level that is recognised by the BSPED ( British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes) as sufficient for training in tertiary level training in this speciality.

The hospital is the largest tertiary paediatric centre in Scotland, offering all aspects of paediatric care. There is a large and active clinical workload representing all the sub-specialities of Paediatrics.  The Consultant team has a strong research ethos. We aim to provide a varied and challenging training program to suit trainees who wish to pursue a career in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes.

Training Schedule

During your fellowship programme you will be allocated to various clinical duties, depending on your experience and appropriate medical registration.

You will be encouraged to undertake a research/audit project during your fellowship.

Participation and presenting in unit meetings, ward rounds, journal club and departmental research meetings will be expected.There will also be opportunities to attend and present at regional meetings such as SPEG, national meetings such as BSPED and international meetings such as ESPE

Upon satisfactory completion of your fellowship you will be awarded a certificate.

Fellowship Costs

Institutional fees should be paid before you leave during your visit see below, this is in addition to your living expenses with accommodation costs likely to be around £500 to £600 per calendar month and a reasonable guide for total spending is £5000 to £6000 for three months

  Costs ( £)
Duration of Fellowship Income Category (World bank)
  Upper-Middle and above Income Countries Low-Middle Income  Countries Low Income Countries/ESPE Fellowship
Up to 6 weeks 500 350 250
6weeks- 3 months 1000 750 500
3-6 months 2000 1500 1000

For Further Details Contact

Programme Coordinator

Mr M McMillan