AGM 2015 – Prof Terence Stephenson

Speaker – Professor Terence Stephenson

Professor Terence Stephenson is Chair of the General Medical Council 2015-2018.

Professor Terence Stephenson is Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the Institute of Child Health at University College London and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at UCL Hospitals NHS Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust. He is a consultant in general paediatrics and his research reflects his clinical interests in acute paediatric illness and emergencies.  He has co-authored textbooks, written numerous invited chapters and editorials, and published over 150 peer reviewed papers.

Professor Stephenson is a member of the Executive Committee of the Medical Schools’ Council, Chair of the Scientific Committee of the European Paediatric Association and a member of the Independent Panel Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Royal College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, and the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He was a former Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, a former President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, a former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham and a former Trustee of the National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. He served as a member of the General Medical Council between 2009 and 2012, and took up his position as chair of the Council in January 2015.


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