Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT-2), an Integrated Pathway for Clinical Academic Training in Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry The Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme is seeking to appoint a cohort of individuals who aspire to become the next generation of clinical academic leaders. ICAT would like to invite applications from trainees who have a passion for research and who are entering, or in the early stages of higher specialist training across all disciplines of human medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. Applications open on 28th July 2022; the deadline for receipt of

An exciting new 1 year clinical and medical education Fellowship opportunity commencing July 2021 The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and St James’s Hospital are delighted to offer one Trainee the opportunity to work full-time in this one-year post which offers a unique combination of educational scholarship centred around the anaesthesiology/intensive care department within the largest hospital in the state. This Fellowship provides the opportunity to work in a clinical department with excellent educational credentials, and to gain skills in the theory, design, delivery and assessment of undergraduate/ postgraduate teaching, as well as

With the kind support of CAI and our consultant colleagues we have a planned a CAT Career Progression Evening virtual session for Monday June 22nd at 18.30. We look forward to an evening of fantastic talks from an array of  Anaesthesiologists.  If you are interested in virtually attending this event please see the programme schedule here at CAT Virtual Career Progression Evening

3rdJuly 2019   Dr Brian Kinirons, President of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, has the following message for Trainees and Fellows following the publication of the Medical Council survey 'Your Training Counts’. Today, the Medical Council published some of the findings of its survey of trainee doctors in Ireland, Your Training Counts (YTC) which sought the experiences of doctors in all training bodies in Ireland in 2017. The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland actively encouraged doctors enrolled on our SAT training programme to participate in this survey which was based on

Free event – Friday 7th June 2019 No 6, Kildare Street, RCPI 10.00 am – 3.00 pm The Forum of Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Bodies and the HSE-NDTP invite all Postgraduate Medical Trainees in Ireland to attend the first cross-speciality Postgraduate Medical Trainee Convention: Specialist Medical Training – “An Insider Guide”. It is a great opportunity to meet with Trainees from other Specialist Training Programmes in Ireland and to hear from experienced senior colleagues and leaders in medicine through storytelling, music and humour. Some of the speakers on the day will include: Professor

The Lead Anaesthesiology Trainee (LAT) role is one which is seen by the CAI as a professional development role. It is an opportunity for the trainee to develop leadership skills and experience, as well as being a vital aspect of the communication link between the trainees and the CAI, and vice versa.  LATs are also expected to encourage open and honest feedback from Trainees on their training experiences and it is an ideal opportunity to take up a formal role in the College and put your management skills into action. LATs

Pre-Hospital Care    On 18th September 2015 the Anaesthesia Training Agreement was adapted to allow SATs to participate in Pre-Hospital Care (PHC).  This is the end result of 3 years work on the part of the CAT committee and other interested parties.  The Working Group on Pre-Hospital Care was established in 2014 on recommendation of the Training Committee to investigate and prepare guidelines for trainees who were interested in participating in PHC.  Following a number of meetings of the Working Group, guidelines for PHC and suggested wording for