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Professional Development Committee

Meetings (held quarterly, 10:30 start)


  • Thursday 25 February 2021
  • Thursday 27 May 2021
  • Thursday 9 September 2021
  • Thursday 9 December 2021



Reporting mechanism

The Professional Development Committee reports to Education Board.

Terms of Reference

  • To champion the new CPD programme and educational philosophy underpinning it
  • To ensure that the RCOG CPD Programme remains within national standards, including those of the GMC and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
  • Evaluating the impact of the new CPD programme
  • To continue to review and modify the RCOG CPD programme
  • To identify educational tools required for the purposes of the RCOG CPD Programme
  • Supported by the eLearning team, to be responsible for the quality assurance process for online CPD resources on RCOG eLearning
  • To support appraisal through relevant CPD
  • Supported by its Equality and Diversity Champion, the Committee will ensure that equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of the CPD Programme



Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Valeria Ferrante
Tel: +44 20 7772 6307


  • Mr S Mukhopadhyay FRCOG





SAS/Trust Lead

Dr E Toeima MRCOG

Revalidation Lead

Mrs C M H Schram FRCOG

Academic Representative

Dr S Ghaem-Maghami MRCOG

Fellow Representative

Dr VA Mackay FRCOG

Fellow Representative

Dr S Havenga FRCOG

Trainee Representative


Vice President, Education

Miss Sue Ward MD FRCS (Ed) FRCOG

Women’s Network Representative

Ms R Unstead-Joss

TOG Editor-in-Chief

Dr Kate Harding FRCOG

Clinical Lead - Case Studies for CPD eLearning Resource

Dr S V F Wallace FRCOG

Director of Education, RCOG


Head of Education Innovation, RCOG


Senior Website Manager, RCOG




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2021 meeting dates
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