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The Department of Medicine is based in the RCSI Education & Research Centre on the Beaumont Hospital campus and Head of Department is Professor Noel G. McElvaney.

The Department of Medicine has a major role in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of medical, pharmacy and nursing students at Beaumont Hospital.

At the undergraduate level this includes integrated teaching and examining in modules across the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Cycles of both the 5 year and Graduate Entry programmes of the School of Medicine, and in the Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Physiotherapy.

At the postgraduate level, we offer opportunities for PhD and MD students in biomedical sciences. In addition, we contribute to the RCSI structured PhD programmes in the following modules:

  • Research methods and information analysis
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Cell signalling and molecular medicine
  • Drug design and development
  • Biomedical imaging in diagnostic therapeutics
  • Scientific reasoning and logic

Head of Department: Professor Noel G. McElvaney

Departmental Secretary: Geraldine Harte