The Swedish Society for Medical Research (Svenska Sällskapet för Medicinsk Forskning, SSMF) annually announces fellowships for postdoctoral studies in medical science with the objective of gaining merits to establish an independent research line. In addition, half-time fellowships are announced for individuals whose regular position entails full-time clinical duties.
- Particularly qualified young researchers are given an opportunity to engage in full-time medical research for two years.
- Fellowships for clinicians support two years of half-time research.
The number of fellowships is not predetermined, but after the most recent call, 19 full-time and 7 half-time fellowships were awarded.