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Professor Mary Horgan, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) will host a special online event on Tuesday, March 23 at 6.30pm where Dr Anthony S Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA, will be admitted as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. As part of the online conferral ceremony, Dr Fauci will also join Prof Horgan in a 20-minute conversation where he will share his experiences and reflect on his career and achievements.
An Honorary Fellowship is the highest award the RCPI can confer and is reserved for world leaders in medical science and those who have made an exceptional contribution to society. The RCPI is truly delighted to welcome Dr Fauci and recognise his outstanding contribution to medicine with an Honorary Fellowship.
Dr Fauci, who serves as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in the USA, is a renowned public health authority who has gained acclaim for his steadying role within the White House’s COVID-19 Task Force and his leadership during one of the gravest health emergencies the world has ever faced. Dr Fauci’s extensive research portfolio includes research to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, tuberculosis, and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola, Zika, and COVID-19. Advising six presidents during his tenure, Dr Fauci was a principal architect of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world. In all aspects of his storied career, Dr Fauci has wholeheartedly dedicated himself to furthering better health outcomes and preventing disease.
All are welcome to attend this celebratory event, which will take the form of a global livestream on YouTube. Access to the event is available freely, you just need to book your place by using the link below.
Join us in conversation with Dr Fauci at a special online event to welcome him as Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland