Professor Áine Burns
Consultant Nephrologist Centre, Nephrology Royal Free NHS Foundation, and Trust Vice President, RCP London (Education and Training)
Professor Áine Burns studied medicine at University College Cork medical school graduating in 1983. Her background is as a physician specialising in kidney disease. She has been a consultant nephrologist at Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust since 1992 and the Director of postgraduate medical education since 2008 and was appointed UCL professor of post-graduate medical education and nephrology in 2017.
She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians since 1994 and an elected council member since 2017. In 2020 she was elected vice president for education and training for a three-year term. She has served on the executive of the British Renal Association and chair of its education and training board.
She is married with 5 children, 3 of whom are following medical careers.