The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has appointed two new Vice Presidents following our recent College Council elections.
Professor Andrew Gallagher and Mr John Scott have been elected as Vice President (Medical) and Vice President (Surgical) respectively.
Professor Andrew Gallagher is a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. He was previously the College’s Director of Education for Medicine and has also represented the College at national level on various committees. In 2019, he became an Ordinary Councillor (Physician) for the College.
On becoming Vice President (Medical), Professor Gallagher said:
“I am absolutely delighted to have been elected as Vice President (Medical). The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow speaks for the profession, with a major role in advocating for its members and a voice which carries weight at Health Board and Governmental Level. We have to be at the forefront of implementing change and to be seen to lead by example.”
Mr John Scott is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He has been involved with postgraduate education and examinations. Mr Scott is currently Chair of the Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations Plastic Surgery Board. He has developed and delivered clinically orientated cadaveric surgery courses at the Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre collaboration between the College and University of Glasgow.
On being elected as Vice President (Surgical), Mr Scott said:
“I am extremely honoured to have been elected as Vice President (Surgical). It will be a privilege to join the College team that has demonstrated such a dynamic and holistic response to this most challenging of years.”