What is the Topol alumni?

The Topol Digital Fellowship gives fellows the skills and techniques to implement real change in the NHS and social care in digital technologies. The alumni network provides the opportunity for fellows who have completed the programme to continue this learning through a series of Masterclasses and a community of peers to maintain and broaden their network.

What are the benefits of joining?

As a Topol alumni, you will have:

  • access to digital health and social care networks across Health Education England, the wider NHS and social care sector
  • opportunities to attend Masterclasses with experts in thedigital space
  • invitations to a variety of digital health and social care events and speaker opportunities.

How do I join?

When you complete your Fellowship with Health Education England, you automatically become a member of the NHS Digital Academy alumni and you are asked what sort of events and opportunities you would like to be contacted about in the future. It is important to ensure that we have your up-to-date contact details, so that you can fully benefit from being a member of the alumni. If you would like to update your details, please contact the Topol Fellowship Programme Team – topol.fellowship@hee.nhs.uk.

How do I collaborate with the Topol alumni?

As a fellowship programme we receive a lot of requests for collaboration with the Topol alumni. We facilitate as many of these opportunities as possible and work hard to raise the profile of the Topol alumni. If you would like to enquire about a collaboration, please contact the Topol Fellowship Programme Team – topol.fellowship@hee.nhs.uk.

Some examples of invited opportunities for the Topol alumni include:

  • profile spotlight for Health Education England as part of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • panel guest for the Rising Star panel at Digital Health ReWired
  • digital health fellowship development offering SME contribution
  • Topol Fellowship Programme speaker
  • speaker at the Artificial Intelligence Summit
  • presenter at the Faculty of Clinical Informatics members webinar
  • panel guest for the career pathways and leadership in digital panel at the Digital Health Summer School
  • panel guest for the NHS Digital Academy alumni event
  • guest speakers for the Faculty of Clinical Informatics
  • guest speakers for Skills Development Scotland

The Topol Digital Fellowship is one of a number of programmes delivered by the Health Education England NHS Digital Academy. Further information can be found on the NHS Digital Academy website.