Royal College of Physicians Professor John Wass has been associated with the Royal College of Physicians for many years. He was Linacre Fellow between 1994 and 1998.
He introduced the first curriculum for SHOs and revamped the visiting process to improve trainee quality and experience. He was elected as a member of Council in 2006 and served until 2009. From March 2010 he served on Council again.
In 2012 Professor John Wass was elected Academic Vice-President of the RCP.
The Royal College of Physicians exists to support its fellows and members throughout their careers, thus improving the quality of patient care. The RCP sets and monitors the standards of medical training, ensuring that doctors are competent and fully trained.
As Academic Vice-President, John is responsible for supporting the development of research activity in medicine generally; the development of policy and activity relating to academic medicine; and the college’s educational activities such as conferences, seminars, lectures and clinical research fellowships and awards.
Commenting on his election, Professor John Wass is quoted as saying: 'This is a very exciting time for academic medicine. We are seeing more and more opportunities for young people to make careers in the field and I hope to encourage many more physicians to engage with the world of medical research.’
YOUR FIRST VISITPROFESSOR JOHN WASS We are located in the Manor Hospital, Oxford. Parking is available within the hospital. Access is available from Beech Road.