Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC Trainee Representative

Location: UK

What does the role entail?

The Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) exists to advise Council on matters concerning organ, tissue and cell transplantation, and the study of genetic disease associations and pharmacogenetics associated with HLA. The trainee representative is responsible for gathering information and feedback from clinical and scientific trainees across the UK, and presenting their views to the committee at its biannual meetings. The trainee representative also provides a trainees’ perspective on issues concerning service development and workforce planning.

Pending approval by the BSHI Education Board and Training and Development Executive Committee, the successful candidate will also serve as the BSHI RCPath Trainee Representative. This role includes advising on the BSHI curriculum and other matters relating to the BSHI training programmes.  


Why should I apply?

Make a difference – work with other trainees in your specialty, network with your peers, get involved with the College’s work and support your professional development.

What’s the commitment?

  • Attendance at two full day meetings of the Trainees’ Advisory Committee per year
  • Attendance at two half day meetings of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics SAC per year
  • Pending approval, appointment as BSHI RCPath trainee representative
  • Submission of a short written report to each meeting.

How do I apply?

Please complete the nomination form below and submit this to elections2018@rcpath.org by 5pm on Friday 26 June 2020.


Clare Young
020 7451 6729