Sir Kurt George Matthew Mayer Alberti (born 27 September 1937) is a British doctor who served as National Clinical Director for Emergency Access from September 2002 to March 2009. He has been Professor and Dean of Medicine at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and President of the Royal College of Physicians.
Alberti drove controversial changes to emergency care in the UK, leading to some hospitals losing their status as emergency care centres.
- Research Fellow, Harvard University, 1966–69
- Research Officer, Department of Medicine, Oxford University, 1969–73
- Professor of Chemical Pathology and Human Metabolism, University of Southampton, 1973–78
- Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, University of Southampton, 1978–85
- Professor of Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1985-2002 (Dean of Medicine, 1995–97)
- National Clinical Director for Emergency Access, since 2002
- Chair of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, since 2011
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (president, 1997–2002)
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
- Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
- Member, World Health Organisation Expert Advisory Panel on Diabetes, 1979-
- President, International Diabetes Federation, 2000-03 (Vice-President, 1988–94)
- Vice-Chairman, British Diabetic Association, 1996–99
- Vice President, Diabetes UK, 2000-
- Founder FMedSci 1998 (Member of Council, 1998–2002)
- Knight Bachelor, For services to Diabetic Medicine, 2000.
- Member of the Advisory Council of the Campaign for Science and Engineering
- "National Director for Emergency Access - Sir George Alberti", Department of Health, 4 March 2008
- Camilla Sutcliffe (July 28, 2008). "Doctor's shocking claims over Blackburn and Burnley hospitals". Lancashire Telegraph.
- Official announcement knighthood. The London Gazette. 30 December 1999.
- "Advisory Council of the Campaign for Science and Engineering". Retrieved 2011-02-11.
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