30 August, 2006

Council members 2006-7

Honorary President - Dr John Clark
President - Mr David Ritchie
Past President - Dr Philip Wilson
Senior Vice President - Dr Richard Watson
Honorary Treasurer - Dr Liam McKean
Honorary Secretary - Dr Duncan MacIntyre
Editorial Secretary - Dr Jonathan Oates

Syllabus 2006-7: Session 162

Thursday September 14th, 2006 7.30pm (note change of date and time)
Council meeting
Conference Room, Floor E, Victoria Infirmary

Friday September 8th, 2006 from 2pm
Golf Outing - Bonnyton Golf Club

Thursday October 12th, 2006
Presidential Address 'Casualty to Emergency Medicine'
Mr David Ritchie

Thursday October 26th, 2006
Annual dinner
Sherbrooke Castle Hotel, Pollokshields

Thursday November 23rd, 2006
Symposium Pandemic flu – what would it mean for you?

Friday December 1st, 2006
Members of the society are invited to the Annual Christmas Dinner of the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society – details to follow.

Thursday January 18th, 2007
'Does everyone have an autistic syndrome?'
Professor Christopher Gillberg

Christopher Gillberg, (b. 1950) is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Gothenburg University in Gothenburg, Sweden, and at the medical college of St George's, University of London in Tooting in south London. He has also been a visiting professor at the universities of Bergen, New York, Odense, and San Fransisco
Gillberg is known for his research of autism in children, Asperger syndrome. ADHD and anorexia nervosa. He is the founding editor of the journal European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and is the author and editor of many scientific and educational books. He is the recipient of several scientific awards, including the Philips Nordic Prize 2004 for neurological research, and he has more than 300 scientific papers listed in Medline. more...

Thursday February 22nd, 2007
'Glasgow's health priorities – where now?'
Dr Harry Burns

Harry Burns graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1974. Over the next 15 years he worked as a general surgeon and for the last six years of his surgical career was a consultant surgeon at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow.
He entered health care management and was, for a time, Medical Director of the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow. Since 1993 he has been Director of Public Health for Greater Glasgow Health Board which is responsible for organising health care and maintaining the health of one million people in the West of Scotland. In 1999 he was awarded a Visiting Professorship in Public Health Medicine, University of Glasgow and is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Business and Management in the University.
He took up post as Chief Medical Officer for Scotland on 5 September 2005.

Thursday March 8th, 2007
Honorary Presidential Address 'Forensics'
Dr John Clark

Thursday April 26th, 2007
Annual General Meeting
Conference Room, Floor E, Victoria Infirmary

05 August, 2006

Autumn events - advance notice

Friday 8th September - Golf outing
Starts at 2pm at Bonnyton Golf Club. The usual trophies are to be won, but the important thing is to come and enjoy the afternoon. Booked for 16 only. £42 includes the round and high tea afterwards.

Thursday 12th October - Presidential Address
Our President this year is Mr David Ritchie, Consultant in Accident & Emergency.

Thursday 26th October - Annual Dinner
Again at the Sherbrooke Hotel. The recent tradition of musical entertainment to enhance the evening will continue.