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The modern day medical professional needs to be able to work successfully in a team to ensure that the provision of a full range of care is provided to meet the wide needs of patients. However, traditional team skill training, that is much beloved of many Business School curricula, is expensive, time intensive and difficult to align alongside the clear mission statement of delivering patient care. Recent calls have highlighted the need for trainee doctors to engage with research practice. Being an active researcher improves the quality of care by doctors. The nature of modern research requires team working. This is the very same skill will benefit newly qualified doctors.