About this event

  • Date and time Wed 23 Aug 2023 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Registration, tea and coffee: 6:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Event: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Drinks reception: 7:30pm to 8:00pm

Join this in-person event of the In Conversation Live series with Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen, Chair of the General Medical Council. Interviewed by Professor Gillian Leng CBE, Dean of Education of the Royal Society of Medicine, she will discuss compassionate regulation and her vision for the GMC, inclusive leadership and the role of compassionate culture in good patient care. Enjoy a complimentary drinks reception.

Carrie has been a member of Council since January 2021 and served as Acting Chair from August 2021 to May 2022.

Carrie is a consultant ophthalmologist for NHS Tayside and Honorary Professor at the University of Dundee. She served as Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges until 2020 and is Past-President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Carrie was Specialty Ophthalmology advisor to the Scottish Chief Medical Officer for over a decade and led the Scottish Eyecare Workstream, ceasing this role in June 2022. She was the clinical co-lead for the ophthalmology ‘Getting It Right First Time’ programme and the Eye Care Recovery and Transformation Programme for NHS England/Improvement. She was Associate Dean for Less than Full Time Training for East Scotland from 1992 – 2020 and a member of the medical team for Scotland during the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

She enjoys gardening, cycling, skiing and spending time with family.

*There may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this event, subject to Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen' work requirements.

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Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close on 22 August 2023 at 01:00am (BST)

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