Medical Leadership Courses



Edge Hill

PGCert Medical Leadership - Develop awareness of your leadership qualities and discover how to lead others through the change process effectively, while also being prepared for consultant interviews and the transition to a consultant role.

MSc Leadership Development (Medical Leadership and Management) - Become a leader and act as an effective change agent within health and social care on a programme which enables you to specialise in clinical leadership, leadership and management, or medical leadership and management.



Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

Clinical Fellowship Schemes - Clinical fellow schemes offer emerging clinical leaders with the opportunity to develop skills in leadership, management, strategy, project management and health policy outside of clinical practice. Clinical fellows have the opportunity to work with senior leaders to fast track their leadership skills and experience in a diverse range of organisations. Host organisations have the opportunity to be part of a prestigious scheme to develop a growing pool of future medical leaders who will go on to shape healthcare in this country.


Keele University

MA Education Leadership and Management - The online MA Education Leadership and Management from Keele University is an innovative master’s degree that has been designed to develop educational leaders for public, private and not-for-profit organisations by providing them with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to lead educational developments in the modern world.


Royal College of Physicians

Doctors as Leaders Accreditation - The 'Doctors as leaders' accreditation from the RCP explores key features of organisational leadership and examines the knowledge and personal qualities necessary for doctors to lead effectively in the NHS.

Doctors as Leaders: Organisational Leadership - Organisational leadership is a 1-day workshop to enable doctors to explore the theory and practice of team leadership and organisational change. It can be attended as a stand-alone workshop, or as part of the Doctors as Leaders Accreditation.

Doctors as Leaders: The Individual as Leader - The 'Individual as leader' workshop will allow participants to examine their own individual leadership style and explore ways of dealing with the demands of life as a senior clinician in the NHS.

Emerging Women Leaders Programme - The Emerging Women Leaders Programme is a development programme designed specifically to address the under-representation of women in leadership roles within the RCP and the wider medical profession.

Quick Start to Embark on your Consultant Career (NCDP) - The RCP has designed two new workshops specifically aimed at final-year registrars and doctors in the first five years of being a consultant. These workshops will provide you with the opportunity to gain relevant knowledge and skills in order to make the best possible start to your consultant career. As well as offering the chance to discuss your experiences with colleagues.

Springboard to Leadership: Supporting Diversity - The programme aims to develop the essential leadership knowledge, skills and behaviours to support participants in growing confidence in their abilities in order to be successful in future senior leadership positions within the NHS. The programme achieves these aims through interactive workshops, access to mentoring from senior medical leaders, access to support from programme alumni, peer group support and through opportunities for professional networking.


Royal College of Psychiatrists

Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme - The Royal College of Psychiatrists is committed to embedding a culture of medical leadership to benefit patient care. The Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme is a strong platform for achieving this ambition and embedding a network of emerging medical leaders across mental health providers throughout the UK.