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Table 1 Record of student numbers and progression in the Clinician-scientist Track

From: The clinician-scientist track: an approach addressing Australia’s need for a pathway to train its future clinical academic workforce

RHD enrolling year Number of new enrolments RHD enrolled as: Transfers from Masters to PhD International students UQ Scholarship
Masters PhD Transfer to PhD by ‘n’ Transfer to PhD by ‘%’
2010a 3 1 2 0 0 0 2
2011 10 10 0 5 50% 1 10
2012 13 12 1 3 25% 3 12
2013 14 13 1 4 30% 1 12
2014 14 11 3 1 9% 3 8
2015 8 7 1 3 43% 3 7
2016 9 7 2 1 14% 2 3
2017 11 7 4 2 28% 6 10
2018 14 11 3 0 0b 5 14
sub-total 96 79 17 19 28%b 24 78
Transfers to PhD   79–19 = 60 17 + 19 = 36    
TOTALS 96 60 (63%) Masters 36 (37%) PhDs 19; 28%b 24 (25%) 78 (81%)
  1. Note: aData from 2010 are included although the official launch of the program was in January 2011
  2. • MD-RHD total enrolments = 96
  3. • MD-Masters = 60; 63% of total MD-RHDs
  4. • MD-PhD = 36; 37% of total MD-RHDs
  5. bTransfer of Masters to PhD: 2018 data are not counted in the transfer of Masters to PhD calculations. PhD transfers = 19; 28%. Calculated from 2010 to 2017 which had a total of 68 Master’s enrolments i.e. 19/68 = 28%
  6. • International students = 24 (25%)
  7. • Scholarships awarded = 78 (81%)