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RCSI Reception San Diego

A fantastic turnout! As part of the ACS Clinical Congress 2017, RCSI welcomed alumni and surgeons to an evening reception in San Diego.

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Suturing the Gender Gap

Two RCSI alumni, Ms Houriya Kazim FRCSI (Class of 1988) and Dr Adanna Steinacker (Class of 2015) took to the stage on the 27th September 2017 for the fourth of the ‘In conversation with...' series.

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School of Physiotherapy Reunion 2017

Alumni, Faculty and current students from the School of Physiotherapy gathered in RCSI earlier this September for their third annual reunion.

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Alumni Gathering 2017

More than 400 alumni spanning six decades were welcomed back to RCSI over three days in August for the annual RCSI reunion weekend.

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Sheikha Dr Alia Humaid Al Qassimi

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Sheikha Dr Alia Humaid Al Qassimi, RCSI Dubai - MSc, 2008

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RCSI Norway Reception

More than 35 Alumni from RCSI Dublin attended the inaugural reception in Norway on the 21st June. This reception was kindly hosted by the Embassy of Ireland in Norway.

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10 Minutes with ...

Dr Gavin Falk, Medicine, Class of 2008

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Alumni Hunt: The Results

With your help, in less than five weeks, we found contact information for more than 400 lost alumni. Thank you! But drumroll please.... which RCSI decade proved themselves to be best?

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Have your say!

Tell us what you thought of the recent Alumni Magazine.

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RCSI Toronto Reception

More than 120 Alumni, Fellows & Members from RCSI Dublin, RCSI Bahrain and RCSI Dubai attended the inaugural reception in Toronto on the 5th May.

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RCSI New York Reception

More than 50 Alumni, Fellows & Members attended the third annual US Reception in New York on the 2nd May.

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10 Minutes with ...

Dr Ahmad Bazarbashi, Medicine, Class of 2013

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Association of Medical and Dental Graduates' AGM and Annual Lecture

The Association of Medical and Dental Graduates' AGM and Annual Lecture took place on Friday, 28th of April 2017.

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Asia Reunions 2017

RCSI was joined by more than 150 alumni, surgeons and friends for the 2017 St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Asia.

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In conversation with... Sheraz Daya & Katie Piper

Pioneering eye-surgeon Sheraz Daya took to the stage with TV presenter & author Katie Piper for the third in the series of RCSI ‘In conversation with...'.

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RCSI, Embassy of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland Reception as part of Arab Health 2017

On Tuesday, 31st January the Embassy of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and RCSI Alumni hosted a special networking reception to mark the visit of Mr Pat Breen, Minister for Employment and Small Business to the UAE.

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Bearevement Notice: Prof Robert Harrison (Medicine, Class of 1967)

It is with great sadness that we report that the death has occurred of Prof Robert Harrison (Medicine, Class of 1967), who pioneered IVF-assisted birth technology in Ireland.

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Season's Greetings and Happy New Year

2016 welcomed more than 1,500 Alumni to 15 events across 3 continents. We would like to wish all Alumni a Happy New Year - and we look forward to welcoming you to an Alumni event near you in 2017!

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RCSI Festival of Culture

A festive showcase of RCSI students through song, dance and music took place in the College Hall, RCSI on Friday, 2nd December.

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Celebrating 10 Years of RCSI Dubai

On the 23rd November, RCSI celebrated 10 years of educating health professionals in Dubai at an event attended by Irish Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates H.E. Mr Patrick Hennessy, distinguished Irish business representatives in Dubai, staff, students and Alumni.

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Association of Medical & Dental Graduates' Annual Dinner

A fantastic festive turnout! More than 170 RCSI Graduates and friends attended the Association of Medical & Dental Graduates' annual black tie dinner in the College Hall, known to many as the old exam hall, on Saturday, 26th November.

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RCSI School of Pharmacy 10 Year Reunion

The Class of 2006 returned to RCSI on Friday, 4th November to celebrate their – and the School’s very first – 10 year reunion!

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Washington DC Reception

More than 50 Alumni, Members & Fellows attended an evening reception in Washington DC as part of the ACS Conference on the 17th October.

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In conversation with… RCSI rugby legends, Felipe Contepomi and Niall Hogan

More than 180 Alumni, Members & Fellows gathered in RCSI, Dublin for the second in the new series, ‘In conversation with...' on the 11th October.

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My 6 years at RCSI

“When I look back on the years I spent at RCSI, these memories are a very small part of the experiences I will never forget nor would I ever have wanted to miss…” Dr Al Mutchnik, Medicine, Class of 1953

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10 Year Celebration of Graduate Entry Medicine in RCSI and in Ireland

More than 60 GEM Alumni as well as Faculty, students and staff joined together to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Graduate Entry Medicine programme in RCSI on the 7th October.

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RCSI House of Lords Reception

More than 160 Alumni, Members & Fellows attended an evening reception in the House of Lords, London on the 3rd October.

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More than 30 Alumni, Members & Fellows attended an informal evening reception in Hong Kong on the 29th September.

RCSI Hong Kong Reception

More than 30 Alumni, Members & Fellows attended an informal evening reception in Hong Kong on the 29th September.

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RCSI Singapore Reception

More than 30 Alumni, Members & Fellows attended an informal evening reception in Singapore on the 27th September.

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Second Annual Physiotherapy Reunion

More than 40 Alumni, Faculty and current students gathered in the Albert Lecture Theatre on the 23rd September for the second annual School of Physiotherapy Reunion.

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RCSI School of Postgraduate Studies 10 Year Anniversary

On the 9th September, the RCSI School of Postgraduate Studies marked the 10 Year Anniversary of its establishment with a special one-day conference entitled ‘Celebrating Research - Past, Present and Future' to celebrate the research carried out by graduates of the School over the past decade.

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My first day at RCSI in 1956

Read Peter Docherty's (Class of 1962) tale of his very first day in RCSI in October 1956... sound familiar?

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Alumni Gathering 2016

More than 400 Alumni spanning seven decades were welcomed back to RCSI over three days in August for the annual RCSI Alumni Gathering.

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10 Minutes with...

Dr Lalith Kithulegoda, Medicine, Class of 1982

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Dr Vikrum Malhotra, Medicine, Class of 2008

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Ms Rand Alhashmi, Pharmacy, Class of 2009 & MSc 2012

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Association of Medical and Dental Graduates’ AGM and Annual Lecture

The Association of Medical and Dental Graduates’ AGM and Annual Lecture took place on Friday, 29th of April 2016 at which Mr Mayilone Arumugasamy (Class of 1993) was elected as the President for 2016 - 2018.

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New Training Hospital for RCSI Medical Students

St Patrick's Mental Health Services, whose Medical Director is RCSI Alumnus, Jim Lucey, Class of 1983, is the newest Irish hospital to grant clinical facilities and agree to facilitate the clinical training of RCSI undergraduate medical students.

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North American Alumni Gathering 2016

As part of this year's annual North American Alumni Gathering, Professor Kevin M. Cahill, MD was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of RCSI in recognition of his outstanding contributions as a physician, teacher and humanitarian, at a ceremony that took place in the American Irish Historical Society in New York on the 5th April.

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10 Minutes with ...

Avril Copeland, Physiotherapy, Class of 2010

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Ms Deborah McNamara, Council Member, RCSI and Prof. Zena Moore, Professor and Head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI

RCSI marks International Women’s Day

Many of the country’s leading business women and academics, including RCSI Alumni, gathered this month in the historic boardroom of RCSI to mark International Women’s Day at an event entitled “Enabling Leadership – 100 years on from the revolutionary women of 1916

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Graduates' Team 2016

RCSI Graduates remain undefeated in annual Sherlock Cup

Once again this year, it took a penalty shoot out to separate the graduates and students in the annual Sherlock Cup challenge played in Dardistown in late February.

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Sayed Family

RCSI Research Day 2016

Human heart valve grown in lab among innovations presented at RCSI Research Day 2016

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Arab Health 2016 Networking Reception

On Tuesday, 26th January, over 60 RCSI Alumni and friends were welcomed to an evening networking reception hosted by the Embassy of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland.

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Alumni Gathering in London

On the 13th January, together with other Irish colleges, RCSI hosted a gathering of Alumni in London.

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Season's Greetings and Happy New Year

Season's Greetings and Happy New Year

The Development & Alumni Relations office wish all our Alumni a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

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Association of Graduates' Annual Dinner

More than 100 RCSI Alumni attended the Association of Graduates' annual black tie festive dinner in the College Hal on Saturday, 28th November.

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Global Alumni Events in Doha, Kuwait and Dubai

More than 120 RCSI Alumni, Fellows and Members attended November's guest lectures and suppers in Doha, Kuwait and Dubai as part of the College's global engagement strategy.s

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Inaugural Physiotherapy Reunion

Over 40 Physiotherapy Alumni returned to RCSI on Thursday, 19th November for the first ever Physiotherapy Reunion.

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Pat Kenny in conversation with... Dr Spencer Johnson

On Thursday, 29th October, RCSI Development & Alumni Relations launched ‘In conversation with...' a new event series that showcases and celebrates RCSI Alumni who are making a difference worldwide.

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1985 Class Reunion

59 Alumni from the Class of 1985 returned to RCSI and to Ireland for their 30th reunion from the 8th - 11th October.

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And Spring Shall Come

On the 9th October, over 200 Alumni and guests attended 'And Spring Shall Come', a powerful new production by RCSI and Moya Doherty, which starred Love/Hate actor Aoibheann McGinnity.

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1983 Class Reunion

Over the weekend of 4th October 2015, 48 Alumni and spouses from the Class of 1983 descended upon the city Boston and parked themselves in the Lenox Hotel to celebrate their 32nd anniversary since graduation.

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10 Minutes with ...

Dr Philip Wiehe, Medicine, Class of 1980

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Alumni Gathering 2015

282 RCSI alumni from around the world were welcomed back to RCSI for their reunion weekend, the Alumni Gathering, from the 27th-29th August.

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10 Minutes with ...

Dr Kieran Hogan, Medicine, Class of 2001

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Kara Tedford, Pharmacy, Class of 2008

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Dr Charles A. Neiditz, Medicine, Class of 1978

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Dr Camilla Carroll, Medicine, Class of 1985

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Dr Sheikh Mohammed Basheer, Medicine, Class of 1961

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