The Faculty Board, has co-opted Dr Hazem Gallagher-Alagha to fill the role of Trainee representative on the Board until the Annual General Meeting in 2012. Hazem is an StR based in Scotland working for Salus Occupational Health and Safety. He has acted as a deputy to the previous Trainee representative on the Board, Clare Piper, since September 2009.
We are pleased to announce that Dr Dipti Patel has been appointed to the new role of Deputy Director of Professional Development. Dipti will support the Director of Professional Development, Rob Thornton, and will assume responsibility for CPD, and act as Deputy Responsible Officer for the revalidation pilot. Dr Nerys Williams has been appointed as Chair of the POHMS (Promoting Occupational Health in Medical Schools) Sub-Committee. Nerys has been a member of the group since its inception. Both appointments are for a three year term.
Our thanks go to Clare Piper and Martin Tohill, who have stepped down as Trainee representative on the Faculty Board and Chair of the POHMS Sub-Committee respectively, although Martin will continue his work with POHMS as a member of the Sub-Committee