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Dr Tun Aung

Elected councillor

Dr Tun Aung is an elected member of Council at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Tun has been a consultant geriatrician at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) since 2002, and a senior clinical lecturer for the trust since 2010. He has held a number of roles at the RCP, including regional adviser for Yorkshire, Global Engagement Committee member, specialty tutor, MTI committee member, exam question writer, mentor and CPD specialist approver.

Tun has a strong interest in medical education, and he has held several positions with Health Education England. In addition, he has worked as a PACES regional lead, host, chair (national) and co-chair (international) for over a decade, and hosted the proof of concept development pilot of PACES 2020. He has also served as vice chair of the JRCPTB IMT–CMT Advisory Committee, training programme director for CMT and IMT, deputy director of medical education for HUTH, director of clinical studies for Hull York Medical School, and quality improvement lead for the RCP’s Learning to Make a Difference programme.

Tun spent two years as the council chair for England for the British Geriatrics Society. In 2019, he began two new roles: as a specialist adviser to the Care Quality Commission, and as an external clinical reviewer for the National Institute for Health Research.