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New RCSEd President Elected

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17 Jul 2015

Mr Mike Lavelle-Jones has been elected as President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh today, 17 July 2015. Mr Lavelle-Jones will take up office following the Edinburgh College’s Annual General Meeting on Friday 13 November. The RCSEd presidency lasts for 3 years.

Mr Mike Lavelle-Jones is a Consultant General Surgeon with an interest in colorectal and paediatric surgery at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. He is currently RCSEd Vice-President for external affairs, and he has a special responsibility for examinations and the College's international activities.

On learning of his election Mr Lavelle-Jones said:

"I am honoured and delighted to have been elected to serve as the next President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.  I look forward to working with Council, our membership, College staff and all our colleagues to build on the legacy of my predecessors and lead the College as it grows and develops over the next three years.”

Making the announcement, current President Mr Ian Ritchie said:

"I am very pleased to announce the election of Mr Lavelle-Jones following today’s Presidential vote count. I am sure our membership, staff and all those associated with the College will join me in congratulating Mr Lavelle-Jones on his election and wish him well for his term of office.”


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