Contact Alex for information about Higher Specialist Training in
Contact Catherine for information about Higher Specialist Training and Basic Specialist Training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Contact Lauren for information about Basic Specialist Training in Histopathology.
Contact Louise for information about Higher Specialist Training in
Contact Sean for information about Higher Specialist Training in
The Education team works on the development of training programmes, training improvement projects and provide expert support on the development of education initiatives including certifications and diplomas as well as national training programmes.
The Education Development Manager and team works in collaboration with RCPI education stakeholders to provide a full range of educational expertise, support and services in the provision of high-quality educational interventions.
Ciara is responsible for management, delivery and strategic review of RCPI educational programmes and associated budgets.
Contact Barbara for information about Faculty of Paediatrics board of management activities such as advocacy, governance, representation, annual reporting, AGMs and admission to Membership/ Fellowship of the Faculty.
Contact Darragh for information regarding Faculty of Pathology and Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists board of management activities such as advocacy, governance, representation, annual reporting, AGMs and admission to Membership/ Fellowship of FPath and IOG.
Contact Fiona for information about RCPI training programmes, courses and educational support in the South/South West Hospital Group. You will find her in Room 2.60, School of Medicine, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Rd, UCC, Cork.
Contact Muire for information about RCPI training programmes, courses and educational support in UL Hospitals Group. You will find her in the RCPI Office, Postgraduate Training Dept, Room 2938, Ground Floor, Nurses Home, University Hospital Limerick. Muire is in the office Monday 8:30am – 1:30pm, Tuesday 8:30am – 1:30pm, Wednesday 8:30am – 1:30pm, Thursday 10am – 1:30pm
Harriet is Keeper of Collection and manages the RCPI Heritage Centre. Contact Harriet with any questions about the Heritage Centre, its collection and to make an appointment to visit.
Contact Cathie for information about Higher Specialist Training in
Contact Lauren for information about Higher Specialist Training in
Contact Dale for information about our International Clinical Fellowship Programme. She is responsible for Recruitment, Post Interview and Site Management for Medicine, Pathology, Public Health and Occupational Medicine. She looks after the current ICFP trainees.
Jack manages all matters relating to the International Clinical Fellowship Programme and the Joint Residency Training Programme.
Contact Katerina for information about Clinical Fellowship training in
Contact Louise for information about our International Residency Programme. She is responsible for Post Interview/Site Management. She looks after the current IRP trainees.
Taimse manages all matters relating to the International Clinical Fellowship Programme and the International Residency Training Programme.
Dervela leads and manages a centralised programme management service for RCPI related specialty national clinical programmes whose objectives are to define models of care for specific clinical services.
Gary is the Programme Manager for the National Clinical Programme for:
Grace is the Programme Manager for the National Clinical Programme for:
We are always happy to answer your questions and advise you on how prepare your application for CPD approval. Please note, at present, the fastest way to contact us is by logging into our support desk here
Contact Deirdre for advice about Professional Competence or applying for CPD approval of an event
Contact Jennifer for advice about Professional Competence or applying for CPD approval of an event
We have a highly experienced Professional Competence support team in our Dublin headquarters. They are always happy to answer your questions and advise you on how to maintain Professional Competence. As the team are presently working at home, the fastest way to contact this department is by logging in to our support desk here
Victoria manages all quality improvement educational programmes. Contact Victoria for more information on any of our healthcare quality improvement programmes
Rachel manages a number of Quality Improvement projects and initiatives in RCPI. She is also the Founder and Managing Director of the Paediatric Acute Intervention Resuscitation Skills (PAIRS) Group.
Orla joined the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in November 2018 as a Postdoctoral Researcher. Orla previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry in the areas of pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs and developing training content (clinical trials). She completed her PhD and BA (Mod. Neuroscience) in Trinity College Dublin
Janet joined the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in November 2021 as Research Department Manager. Janet previously worked in the Medical Council, where she managed the research function, conducting research that focused on medical professional regulatory affairs, including patient safety, medical education training quality and workforce intelligence. She completed her MSc in Trinity College Dublin.
Nyasha joined the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in April 2021 as Research Coordinator for Research Collaborative in Quality and Patient Safety (RCQPS), a collaborative initiative between the Health Research Board, the Health Service Executive National Quality Improvement Team and the Royal College of Physician of Ireland. Contact Nyasha for information regarding queries on any items relating to the RCQPS initiative.
Dr Terry McWade is CEO of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Dr McWade, who qualified as a medical doctor at Trinity College Dublin, has led a number of technology and medical education innovations including the world’s first online surgical training programme - a collaborative venture between the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Harvard Medical School and Intuition. He has previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry at Servier Laboratories, as Managing Director of Servier Denmark, and at its Paris headquarters. He led the healthcare consulting practice of the Boston Consulting Group in London and is former CEO of Exceptis Technologies, where he led the sale of this business to Trintech Group in 2000. Prior to establishing Valitacell, Terry was Deputy CEO of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2004-2013). He is the former Chairman of the European Vaccine Initiative, Deputy Chairman of the Dublin Dental Hospital and serves on a number of committees of the Irish Medical Council. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and has a MSc in Healthcare Ethics and Law.
Sheila Gallagher is the Chief Financial Officer of RCPI. She joined the College in January 2019 and is responsible for the strategic financial management and growth of RCPI. Sheila graduated from DCU with a degree in business in 1998 and trained as a Chartered Accountant with British Land Investments. She spent a number of years as Finance Director in RTE before taking up the position as CFO in RCPI.
Colm has overall responsibility for our Training and Education departments. He joined the College in November 2019. Colm graduated from UCD with a B. Comm in 1992 and in 1993 with a Masters in Business from the UCD Smurfit School of Business. He spent a number of years in UCD in various senior managerial roles before joining the RCPI. The most recent of these being Head of UCD Smurfit’s student recruitment and admissions.
Dr Ann O’Shaughnessy is Head of Education at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and is responsible for research and the development and delivery of continuing education programmes for doctors and other health professionals.
Michael joined RCPI in 2017 to oversee IT operations and infrastructure, project delivery and support, as well as telecommunications for the College. He is tasked with taking the RCPI’s technology and information systems to the next level through the digital strategy programme.