The committee members' duties are to review and develop the College’s international web pages. While identifying international projects and activities being run or developed by others where the RCR could contribute by way of materials advice or teaching/training through our Fellows and/or members. Finally to assist in generating interest and involvement in the College international activity so there is growing and sustainable cohort of volunteer members and Fellows who can offer expertise from the College’s two Faculties to relevant international projects.
The International Committee is accountable to the Joint Officers’ Group and is to submit an annual report on its work to the Joint Officers’ Group.
Next meeting: 27 April 2017
- Dr M S M Alexander
- Dr J Dickson
- Dr R FitzGerald
- Dr N H Strickland
- Dr R Dwivedi
- Dr O Fraser
- Dr K I Hopkins
- Dr S E A Junaid
- Dr J Kasznia-Brown
- Dr T M V Peachey
- Dr K D Wakeham
The Committee is to co-ordinate philanthropic international activity of the College across both faculties. The Committee reports to the Joint Officers’ Group and submit an annual report on its work to the Joint Officers’ Group.
The role of the committee
To co-ordinate philanthropic international activity of the College across both Faculties and primarily to:
(a) support and contribute to an RCR web-based International Forum;
(b) act as the conduit with international agencies, funding bodies and others for the College so as to identify opportunities to assist in/contribute to current or proposed programmes of work;
(c) act as the conduit between the RCR and any cross-College groups that are established from time to time such as by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges;
(d) encourage those groups in the RCR that oversee and allocate funds for overseas activity to do so such that agreed funded activity is carried out in conjunction with established or new programmes of work to make the greatest impact of such activity in support of health system strengthening;
(e) agree and periodically review arrangements for the award of appropriate bursaries, Fellowships etc; and
(f) develop and maintain RCR website resources so as to link and co-ordinate Fellows and members undertaking international activity or wishing to do so to join with others to make the greatest impact of such activity;
Chair – The President will nominate a serving Officer to chair the Committee and agree the term of office
The membership of the International Committee will be two Fellows and up to two members from each faculty will be appointed after open advertisement by the Chair of the Committee and the Vice-President and a Council member from the appropriate Faculty. All Fellows and members appointed will be practising in the UK and in good standing with the RCR.
Ex-officio members will be the President, Treasurer, Vice-President, Clinical Oncology and Vice-President Clinical Radiology.
Term of office
The appointed Fellows will serve three years and the appointed members in training will serve two years although initial terms will be staggered so as to introduce phased changes in membership.
There will be two meetings of the Committee in each College year in March and November.