RCPCH elections

Voting is now open for our new Vice Presidents for Health Policy and for Science & Research. All eligible members can vote online or by post via the College’s independent scrutineers, Civica, and the closing date is 12:00 noon, 20 December.

We are pleased to present the candidates

Vice President for Health Policy

  • Dr Michael McKean
  • Dr Bimal Mehta

Vice President for Science & Research

  • Professor Paul Dimitri
  • Professor Kirsty Le Doare

Members eligible to receive voting papers are Fellows, Senior Fellows, Senior Members, Ordinary Members and Honorary Fellows whose primary postal address registered with RCPCH is in the UK or Republic of Ireland. These are being sent by email and post.

A message from Jo Revill, CEO

These two roles are pivotal in how the College will support and promote research and policy in child health and it is motivating to see strong candidates for both roles. We encourage all eligible members to use their vote and decide who will help the College lead in these important areas as we take forward our three-year strategy.

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We've got an exciting range of opportunities - in education, training, research, policy and engagement. Many are open to paediatricians at different career levels and experiences, and most are appointed by interview.

So, why not take a look through our current roles and see what's of interest?

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