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Submit an idea for a course or conference

Do you have an idea for a course or conference?

Our Education and Quality Committee welcomes suggestions from RCPI Trainees, Members and Fellows for educational courses or conferences that would be of interest to healthcare professionals.

If you would like to submit a suggestion, please complete the relevant form below.

Completed forms should be returned to Ciara McGurry in our Postgraduate Medical Education Centre: ciaramcgurry@rcpi.ie

All submissions will be reviewed by the Education and Quality Committee.

Have an idea for a conference?

Please use this form to describe your idea. A Word document will download onto your computer/device. If you would like help with filling in this form, please contact Ciara McGurry at the details below.

Have an idea for an educational course?

Please use this form to describe your idea. A Word document will download onto your computer/device. If you would like help with filling in this form, please contact Ciara McGurry at the details below.

About our Education and Quality Committee

The objective of this committee is to strategically plan, prioritise, and quality-assure educational programmes for professional development and oversee our Professional Competence Schemes.

The Education and Quality Committee is chaired by Dr Sinead Murphy, our Director of Education, and membership includes:

  • Prof Hilary Hoey, Director of Professional Competence 
  • Dr Tom O’Connell, Faculty of Occupational Medicine 
  • Dr Ellen Crushell, Faculty of Paediatrics 
  • Prof Kieran Sheehan, Faculty of Pathology
  • Dr Gerardine Sayers, Faculty of Public Health Medicine 
  • Dr Sam Thomas, Institute of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 
  • Prof Anthony O’Regan and Dr Ed McKone, Irish Committee on Higher Medical Training 
  • Dr Ann O’Shaughnessy, Head of Professional Affairs
  • Ciara McGurry, Manager, Postgraduate Medical Education Centre
  • Yvette Fitzgerald, Manager, Quality Assurance & Corporate Risk

The Education and Quality committee welcomes new ideas for courses and conferences that do not form part of the College's business plan.

Contact us

Ciara McGurry

Education Delivery Manager

Tel: +353 1 863 9789

Ciara is responsible for management, delivery and strategic review of RCPI educational programmes and associated budgets.