Professor O’Regan was appointed as Foundation Dean of the Institute in November 2018.
Professor Anthony O'Regan is Dean of the Institute of Medicine in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He is also a Senior Fellow on RCPI Council and was previously Dean of Postgraduate Specialist Training. A Consultant in Respiratory and Internal Medicine in University Hospital Galway, Prof O’Regan is the Chief Academic Officer for Saolta University Healthcare Group and is appointed as Honorary Professor of Medicine at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Professor O’Regan graduated from University College Dublin in 1990. He completed postgraduate training at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Boston University School of Medicine. In addition to holding Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Prof O’Regan is American board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Allergy and Immunology, and is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He was conferred with an MD doctorate from UCD in 2003, and has received several distinguished teaching awards in both Ireland and the USA. The is a past president of the Irish Thoracic Society and co-author of the history of the Society published in 2019.
Members of the Board of the Institute of Medicine will be announced soon.