Dr Claire Bayntun is an RSM Trustee and has been Vice President of the Society since 2020. A clinical consultant in global public health, she will be stepping down as an RSM Trustee later this year. Here she shares her background to becoming a Trustee and has some timely advice for would-be Council members.
On Monday 28 March nominations will close for positions on the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine, the governing body of the Society.
Dr Elizabeth Haxby is lead clinician for clinical risk at the Royal Brompton Hospital and from 2018 to 2020 was President of the RSM’s Patient Safety Section. As she prepares to stand down as RSM Trustee later this year, she offers some insights into the roles and responsibilities that come with joining the RSM Council.
Dr Melita Irving has been an RSM Trustee since 2019 and her current term will continue until 2023. A consultant in clinical genetics at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust, Melita talks here about her experience as a member of the RSM Council.
With nominations open for elected Trustees to join the Council of the Royal Society of Medicine, Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, says that he cannot think of a more interesting and exciting time for individuals to consider putting themselves forward. Here he explains what’s involved and how Trustees play an integral role in overseeing the RSM’s strategic goals.