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The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Trevor Duffy to the role of Director of Healthcare Leadership.
This new role has been established as part of a new Strategic Framework for 2021-2024. The purpose of the role will be to lead RCPI activity in the area of healthcare delivery and professional practice, working with internal and external stakeholders to promote excellence in patient care.
As a member of the Senior Management Team, Prof Duffy will oversee existing activities in the area of healthcare policy and delivery, developing new initiatives in agreement with the Executive Board and Council.
Prof Duffy is Consultant Rheumatologist at the Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown and the Hermitage Medical Clinic and is Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at RCSI. Following specialist training in Ireland he was a Rheumatology Fellow at the Hospital Universitaire Cantonal de Geneve where he subsequently became a Chef de Clinique.
He has significant experience in healthcare strategy and leadership roles, including stints as Lead Clinical Director at Connolly Hospital; President of the IMO from 2014 to 2015 and IMO delegate to the UEMS (Union Européan des Medicins Specialists).
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Prof Duffy and wish him all the best in his new role.