Learn about our undergraduate and postgraduate training options

We provide formal clinical and academic training to undergraduate and postgraduate medical staff at all levels of experience. We cover all clinical specialties; browse our service directoryWe train students and staff across all five sites: Charing CrossHammersmithQueen Charlotte’s & ChelseaSt Mary's and Western Eye hospitals.

Undergraduate medical education

We offer over 3,000 placements each year to Imperial College School of Medicine students who are in years three, five and six of their undergraduate programme.

Undergraduate education centres

We have three undergraduate education centres at Hammersmith, St Mary’s and Charing Cross hospitals. Each centre provides support and resource for ‘meet and greet’ functions, administration and pastoral care for students and lecturers.

The contact for each site is shown below:

Maaret Virtanen, undergraduate medical education manager, St Mary's Hospital
020 3312 2070
m.virtanen@nhs.net

Jane Gois, undergraduate medical education manager, Charing Cross Hospital
020 7594 0732
jane.gois@nhs.net

Celine O'Rourke, undergraduate medical education manager, Hammersmith Hospital
020 3313 3461
celine.o'rourke@nhs.net

Postgraduate medical education

We offer up-to-date postgraduate training and career development opportunities. We manage 46 postgraduate teaching programmes and support over 800 trainees each year.

Foundation training

Our foundation trainees work and train across a wide range of specialties including community and psychiatric placements.

Postgraduate education centres

We have three postgraduate education centres at Hammersmith, St Mary’s and Charing Cross hospitals. Each centre provides support and resource for ‘meet and greet’ functions, education administration and pastoral care for students and lecturers.

The contact for each site is shown below:

St Mary’s Hospital

imperial.Postgradeducation.SMH@nhs.net

Charing Cross Hospital

imperial.postgradeducation.cxh@nhs.net

Electives

We are at the moment not organising any clinical elective placements due to the current pandemic.

Undergraduate electives

For undergraduate elective enquiries please contact imperial.electives@nhs.net.

To apply for an academic Erasmus placement please visit the Imperial College London website.

Postgraduate electives

For postgraduate elective enquiries please contact:

Email: IMPERIAL.INT.EDUCATION@NHS.NET
Email: PILAR.PENAGARICANOBERISTAIN@NHS.NET
Phone: +44 (0)20 3312 6068

Please note: Due to Covid-19, elective placements are currently not taking place at the Trust at least until the end of the year. Applications are not accepted or processed during this time. Our inbox is monitored for refund purposes only.