Idival Valdecilla Mentoring is open

30 de January de 2017

According to the strategy of Valdecilla Biosanitary Strategic Health Program 2017 to attract talent, IDIVAL has convened Valdecilla Mentoring, a mentoring program for new residents.

This program, aimed to future specialists of University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, promotes the recruitment of graduates who have achieved a leading number in the MIR exam and proposes a training itinerary in the field of clinical research.

Candidates must choose the University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla as a specialist training center in the National Health System (MIR, FIR, QIR, RIR, RIR or BIR) in the current year and have an order number of the first 5 percentiles of the selected places in each of the programs offered (MIR, FIR, QIR, PIR, RIR or BIR). The corresponding Service Chief must accept the resident's participation in this program. 

The general characteristics of the program are as follows:

-Mentoring. The candidate will have a mentor proposed by the scientific management of IDIVAL, in agreement with the Head of the service of the specialty that will follow the evolution of the residence with special attention in the aspects of research.

– Research funds. From the second year the candidate will have a € 8,000 scholarship for the development of research activities to be managed according to IDIVAL project management standards.

– Itinerary Training. From the second year, the address of IDIVAL together with the Training Coordinator of the University Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla and in agreement with the Head of Service of the corresponding specialty will propose specific training in research that may include specific rotations inside and outside the Hospital. This includes attendance at research seminars and doctoral program.

– Institutional presence. The candidate will be invited periodically to the meetings of the Teaching Commission and Internal Scientific Council to monitor their training.

– PhD thesis. One of the objectives of the program is that the resident can advance in developing its doctoral thesis during the residence.

– Prioritized access to other IDIVAL support programs such as Next-Val or Post MIR Valdecilla.

This program will be open to applications within the first 8 weeks of incorporation to the University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla as a resident.

More information can be found in the following link:

Mentoring Programme