Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

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The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has a role to promote, facilitate and where appropriate co-ordinate the work of the Medical Royal Colleges and their Faculties for the benefit of patients and healthcare. The Academy comprises the 21 Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with the Presidents of these organisations meeting regularly to agree direction.[1]

Established in 1974 as the Conference of medical Royal Colleges and their Faculties, it was renamed the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in 1996.[1]

Recent additions have been the College of Emergency Medicine in 2008 and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine in June 2014.[2]

It has established one Faculty of its own - The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM), which is jointly administered by the Royal Colleges of Physicians and of General Practitioners.

Committees & other subgroups[edit]

  • Academy Education Committee
  • Academy Foundation Programme Committee
  • Academy Specialty Training Committee
  • Academy Assessment Committee
  • Academy Trainee Doctors' Group
  • Academy Patient/Lay Group
  • Academy Infection Training Working Party
  • Academy Project Governance Committee
  • Academy Health Inequalities Forum
  • UK Donations Ethics Committee
  • Revalidation Project Governance Committee
  • Directors of Continuing Professional Development
  • International Forum

Member Colleges and Faculties[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Who we are". Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "FICM welcomed as new member of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges". Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. 2 June 2014. 

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