New chair sought for the Joint Committee on Genomics in Medicine (JCGM)

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is seeking a clinical geneticist, who is an RCP fellow, to chair the Joint Committee on Genomics in Medicine (JCGM) as a representative of the RCP.

The role

The JCGM is joint committee between the RCP, the British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) and the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) involved in providing advice on service development, standards for clinical care, education, consent and confidentiality, and delivering genomics through clinical practice.

It meets three times a year to share information and facilitate collaboration. Membership includes senior officers of the parent bodies, senior and junior consultants, and trainee and lay representatives. Members serve for up to 4 years and the chair role serves for 3 years.

The committee terms of reference and constitution are available to download at the bottom of the page.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role please forward a current CV and a short (one side of A4) statement of your interest in this opportunity, highlighting how you would be able to contribute. This should be sent to Dr Andrew Goddard, RCP registrar, c/o the committee manager,, by Wednesday 18 October 2017.

Please ensure you have agreement from your trust for the requisite time off.

The Royal College of Physicians welcomes and actively seeks to recruit to its activities people of any race, religion, ethnic origin, disability, age, gender and sexual orientation.