Vacancies for staff and associate specialist (SAS) regional representatives

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is looking for enthusiastic SAS doctors to fill positions on the RCP Staff and Associate Specialist Regional Representative Network. 

The role

The SAS Regional Representative Network has been created to ensure that SAS doctors’ needs, views and interests are represented within the regional teams and to increase their active involvement with the RCP. It gives SAS doctors the opportunity to develop leadership skills and to make a difference to how the RCP thinks and develops.

There will be one SAS representative in each of the 19 RCP regions. We ask that you serve for an initial 3-year term.

Current vacancies

  • East Midlands North
  • East Midlands South
  • Kent, Surrey and Sussex
  • London South
  • Mersey
  • North Western
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern
  • Peninsula
  • Severn
  • South Yorkshire
  • Wessex
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire

Appointed representatives

These positions have already been filled:

  • SAS lead – Dr Waleed Arshad
  • Cymru (Wales) – Dr Jacob Daniel
  • Eastern – Dr Khalifa Boukadida
  • London Central and North East – Dr Parameswaran Nair Sashidharan
  • London North West – Dr Ihab Ramzy
  • Oxford and Thames Valley – Dr Chinnaya Thiyagarajan.


Applicant should be an SAS doctor, an RCP subscribing member and in good standing. If you are not a member, find out how to join the RCP.

You must stand down if you cease to be an SAS doctor or subscribing RCP London member.

How to apply

Applications in the form of a current CV and a short written statement (maximum one page of A4), mentioning the region applied for and what will make you a good representative, should be emailed to by 31 January 2018.

The applications will be assessed by the RCP Nominations Committee.

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