The RCPI Trainees' Committee is the ‘voice’ of Trainees in RCPI. We represent Trainees on College Council, the Advisory Committee and the Examinations Committee. We are also actively involved in the Steering Group for Retaining Medical Talent in Ireland, the EU Working Time Directive and numerous other working groups.
The RCPI Trainees' Committee has always had an active interest in postgraduate specialist training and acts as an important interface between Trainees and RCPI. Our goal is to represent Trainees’ interests and work towards improving training.
We are also responsible for the organisation of the following awards and prizes:
Find out more about the Trainee Awards here.
Update: Congratulations to all the winners from the National Education Day For Doctors In Training.
We had a wonderful day on 20 May 2022 celebrating and showcasing the amazing research from RCPI trainees. It was great to get back to in-person events.
Meet our newest award winners here.
This year's Trainees Committee AGM took place as a hybrid event. Several announcements were made on the day including:
• The winner of the Trainer Of The Year Award - Congratulation to Dr Mendinaro Imcha!
• The winner of the Kate McGarry prize - Congratulations Dr Aaron Duncan!
• The newly elected Trainees Committee members - please see new members listed below.
View a list of the 2022/23 members of the Trainees' Committee
Click here for an overview of each of the roles on the Committee.
The Trainees’ Committee is an essential conduit for communication between Trainees and the College. We advocate for Trainee interests in the College while disseminating RCPI's key messages and information to Trainees. We influence decisions at the highest levels in RCPI and ensures that the ideal of world-class medical training is to the forefront of the College's agenda.
Dr Lucy GeraghtyChair of the RCPI Trainee Committee
The following doctors can join the Trainees' Committee:
The RCPI Trainees' Committee recruits new members each year. New members are voted in by Trainees.
Next election process will happen in April/May 2023
If you’re interested in getting involved or would just like further information, please get in touch by emailing us.
If you would like to join the RCPI Trainee Committee or find out more, please get in touch!
The RCPI Trainees' Committee (formerly known as the Collegiate Members Committee) is the longest-running Trainee committee in RCPI. We are always looking for more Trainees and Collegiate Members to get involved and become part of a group that can really make a difference.