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Career progression

Career progression

Career progressionAs a doctor, you never stop learning.

There are always ways to improve and replenish your skills and knowledge, throughout your career.

See how BMA Careers can support you, with courses and workshops to guidance on everything from working and volunteering abroad to our dedicated careers coaching service. 

Volunteering abroad

Looking for something more?

Volunteering abroad in developing countries can be a rewarding experience for any doctor. 

It can also be beneficial to your career, patients, the NHS and the country you spend time in.

Read our updated guidance for taking time out


How to create an effective e-portfolio

Having a useful and impressive e-portfolio can have benefits for your career.

Complete this e-learning module by BMJ Learning now and earn 1 CPD point.

Start your e-portfolio today

Expert witness

Thinking about working as an expert witness?

Find out more about training, the special responsibilities as well as the unique rewards which go along with this branch of medico-legal work.

Read our guidance on being an expert witness


Mentoring and coaching: a guide for doctors

Mentoring is a dynamic process of facilitating development which will change throughout a doctor's career.

It can be of great benefit to individuals and organisations.

Learn how to become a mentor or a mentee

Showcase your work

BMJ Quality provides necessary frameworks, learning modules, tools and resources to make healthcare improvement simple for individuals and teams alike.

Showcase your work with exclusive route to publication in theĀ BMJ Quality Improvement Reports journal.

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