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Charter Day Meetings, Friday 19th February 2010

19 February 2010

The second day of the annual Charter Day Meetings took place today.  Four parallel sessions ran this morning on the topics of General Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Urology and Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. 

Pictured are (l-r) Mr. Ronan Waldron, Mr Paul Eustace,Mr. Joe Johnson and Mr. Kevin Barry.

Pictured are (l-r) Professor Arthur Tanner; Director of Surgical Affairs, Dr. David Healy, Ms. Eilis McGovern; RCSI Vice-President; Dr. Deirdre Fanning, Mr Freddie Wood, Anne Cooney and Padraig MacGrory.

On Friday afternoon, a session on ‘Maintenance of Competence through Audit’ ran followed by the Johnson and Johnson Lecture by Professor John Monson from the University of Rochester Medical Centre on the topic of “The Failing Surgeon”.

Pictured are (l-r) Mr. Freddie Wood, Professor Barry O’Donnell; past President of RCSI and Mr Brendan.

This evening, Professor Frank Keane, President of RCSI will give his Presidential Address, followed by the 85th Abraham Colles Lecture by Dr. Michael Brennan, President of the Mayo Clinic, USA and graduate of RCSI. Dr Brennan’s lecture on ‘Professionalism’.

Pictured are (l-r) Mr. Richard Power, Mr. Thomas Lynch, Mr. Brian Kells and Mr. Ciaran Brady.

The RCSI Charter Day Meetings are held annually to commemorate the 11th February 1784, when RCSI was first established by Royal Charter by King George III. This year’s meeting also celebrates the College’s 200th Anniversary on St. Stephen’s Green.

Pictured are (l-r) Dr. Cathal Moran and Mr. Joseph Garvin.