Who's who at the FPA? 

The Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA) at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is managed by the board of the Faculty of Physician Associates. The four sub-committees dealing with the work of the FPA are: 

  • professional standards sub-committee
  • examinations sub-committee 
  • pre-registration sub-committee 
  • post-registration sub-committee. 

Find out more about the work of the sub-committees. 

  

The board of the Faculty of Physician Associates 

Jeannie Watkins, president of the FPA and chair of the professional standards sub-committee, physician associate

Samantha Cryer, deputy president of the FPA and joint chair of the pre-registration sub-committee, physician associate

Teresa Dowsing, joint chair of the post-registration sub-committee, physician associate, former president

Karen Roberts, chair of the examination sub-committee, physician associate

Michelle Chapman, joint chair of the post-registration sub-committee, physician associate

David Leonard, joint chair of the pre-registration sub-committee, physician associate

Jennie Cawood, national physician associate student representative

Shuaib Quraishi, physician in training representative

Katie Archer, academy trainee doctors group representative

Claire Heffernan, patient representative

Natalie King, FRCP, Royal College of Physicians fellow representative

Nick Cooper, Higher Education Institution representative

Anne Connolly, GP and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health representative, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

Simon Clark, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, representative for paediatrics

Ian Eardley, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, representative for surgery

Aideen O’Halloran, Royal College of Psychiatrists representative

Terry Kemple, Royal College of General Practitioners representative

Charlie Auld, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh representative

Andrew Goddard, Royal College of Physicians, registrar

Clive Constable, Royal College of Physicians, deputy chief executive