College congratulates new Chair of the GMC

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has congratulated Dame Clare Marx on her appointment today as the new Chair of the GMC. Dame Clare will succeed Professor Sir Terrence Stephenson when she takes up her post in January 2019.

College congratulates new Chair of the GMC

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has congratulated Dame Clare Marx on her appointment today as the new Chair of the GMC. Dame Clare will succeed Professor Sir Terrence Stephenson when she takes up her post in January 2019.

Speaking following the announcement, Professor David Galloway, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow said:

“I am delighted to learn of the appointment of Dame Clare Marx to the role of chair of the GMC. This is a particularly turbulent time for the regulator and the organisation faces many challenges in rebuilding healthy relationships with the profession. Dame Clare has a brilliant track record as a respected medical leader and I offer my congratulations at the news of her appointment. I am also pleased to note that she is a valued Honorary Fellow of our College. I am confident that she is well placed to guide the GMC and the profession in the months and years ahead.”


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