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RCPI 2023 Elections: President Designate and 4 Ordinary Councillors
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RCPI 2023 Elections: President Designate and 4 Ordinary Councillors

Nominations open on 8 March 2023


The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) will be holding two important elections in 2023. These will be for the election of:

  • President Designate of RCPI, taking up the role of President on 18 October 2023
  • 4 Fellows (3 seats for Medicine and 1 for Occupational Medicine) to RCPI Council.

Nominations for these positions will open on 8 March 2023.

Elections timeline

Both the elections for the President Designate and Councillors will run under the same timelines as follows:

  • 8 March 2023: Call for applications for the role of Ordinary Councillors and President Designate
  • 28 April 2023: Deadline for applying for the roles
  • 17 May 2023: Ballot opens - All Fellows of the College in good standing can vote
  • 5 July 2023: Ballot closes

Eligibility criteria

President-Designate/President

A Fellow (FRCPI) is eligible to hold the Office of President-Designate/President if he/she is:
•    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI) for at least 5 years;
•    In good standing
•    Is not prohibited by law from being a charity trustee;
•    Is ordinarily resident in Ireland; and
•    Is either a current or previous member of Council (within the last 10 years)

Councillor

In order to run for election as a Councillor, candidates must be a:
•    Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI) and
•    In good standing
•    Is not prohibited by law from being a charity trustee

More information on the upcoming elections is available here

For further information about the elections, contact the Registrar at corporateoffice@rcpi.ie