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2016 Election of Senior Fellows to RCPI Council

Process of electing Senior Fellows for 2016 - 2018 has begun

On 18 October 2016 the term of the five Senior Fellows currently on RCPI Council will come to an end.

The process of electing Senior Fellows for the next two year term has begun.

This two-year term will begin in October 2016.

Would you like to be a Senior Fellow on RCPI Council?

Apply by Friday 5 August 2016

To be eligible, you must

  • hold Fellowship of the College (FRCPI) for more than 10 years
  • be in good standing.

Nomination forms and guidelines have been circulated to all eligible Fellows of the College. These can also be accessed by clicking on the links below, or can be requested by emailing college@rcpi.ie.

Nomination forms must be returned by Friday 5 August 2016 and can be submitted online, or returned to the College by email or post.


Do you want to be considered for the role of Senior Fellow on Council? Click here to complete the online nomination process



PDF Nomination Form

If you would like to nominate yourself for the role of Senior Fellow on Council you can submit your nomination by completing this PDF form

The election timeline

  • 24 June - Call for nominations from eligible Fellows
  • 5 August - Deadline for returned nominations by eligible Fellows
  • 31 August - Ballot voting papers posted to all Fellows eligible to vote
  • 5 October - Deadline for return of completed ballot voting papers
  • 6 October - Ballot count
  • 18 October - Annual Stated Meeting: New appointments formally approved by Fellows of the College

These are exciting and important times for RCPI and for Healthcare in Ireland - please consider participating and becoming actively involved in our College. RCPI is a trusted voice in healthcare debate with active policy groups in the areas of alcohol, obesity, exercise, physical activity and ageing. We ask that you help us to continue making improvements in training and healthcare delivery in Ireland, by considering running for Senior Council and by voting in our upcoming elections. Your attendance, contribution and participation are vital to the success of our College.

Dr Diarmuid O’ Shea

Registrar, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

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