The Associate Principal Investigator (PI) Scheme: Its aims develop junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to be PIs of the future – NIHR Igloo session

10:45 am-10:55 am

Room: Igloo - Hall 4


Programme session type(s): Igloo

This session will describe the scheme and its aims to engage, recognise and promote engagement in NIHR portfolio research, increase opportunities for patients to be involved in high quality research to improve
care; develop a structure for junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to gain experience in local leadership of clinical trials, supported by mentors; and recognise junior doctor, nurse and allied health professional engagement in a standardised and consistent manner across all NIHR portfolio trials.