Transitioning to independence: Pitfalls and practical tips

Taylor, Valerie H.; MacQueen, Glenda
October 2008
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2008, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pE304
Academic Journal
Information about several papers discussed at a symposium sponsored by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) on making independent career of physician-scientists is presented. It discusses the complicated balancing act of physician-scientists which include caring for patients, facilitating experiments and meeting regulatory requirements for human research. It also mentions some of the necessary skills and resources needed by the physician-scientists to attain their goal.


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