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Trainees' Committee

The role of the FPM's Trainees' Committee is to:

1. advise the Education and Standards Committee on matters relating to specialty training in pharmaceutical medicine with particular emphasis on trainee issues

2. advise the Specialist Advisory Committee on Pharmaceutical Medicine (of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board) on matters relating to specialty training in pharmaceutical medicine with particular emphasis on trainee issues

3. represent the Faculty on appropriate external groups such as the Trainee Doctors' Group of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and

4. facilitate communication between trainees and between the Faculty and trainees.


Composition

Members of the Trainees' Committee will include approximately ten FPM members who will normally be enrolled in Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training (PMST). The membership will include, as far as is possible, trainees from different stages of training and different training locations. Members and a Chairperson will be appointed to the committee in accordance with the FPM's procedures for appointments to committees.

We are currently seeking new members - click here for details.

Current members

Dr Neil Fawkes (Chairperson), Dr Mohammed Ahmed, Dr Laura Campbell, Dr Mayura Deshpande, Dr Shaun Flint, Dr Guy Gherardi, Mr Rami Kallala, Dr Rajesh Rout and Dr Maciej Zatonski.


Proceedings

The Trainees' Committee will normally convene at least twice each year. An individual's membership of the Committee will terminate automatically upon their withdrawal from or termination of PMST. A member of the Committee who has successfully completed training may remain a member of the Committee for a maximum of one year with the agreement of the Chairperson. The Chairperson may remain in this role for a maximum of one year following the completion of his or her training with the agreement of the Chairperson of the Education and Standards Committee.

Next meetings:
13 February 2019
19 June 2019
20 November 2019


Contact

Please email us if you have a trainee-related issue or query you would like to address to the Trainees' Committee.


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