Dr Conor Maguire FRCPEdin

Dr Maguire graduated from University College, Dublin in Ireland. After postgraduate clinical training in General and Geriatric Medicine and research at Trinity College Dublin, he was awarded an MD for research into Biological Markers of Dementia. He continued his research interest in dementia and developed a clinical and research interest in Parkinson’s disease. Dr Maguire has been a Consultant Physician in General and Geriatric Medicine based at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh since 2000 and continues to work full time in clinical medicine. He was the Clinical Lead/Director for the North Edinburgh Medicine for the Elderly and Stroke Service from 2006 to 2017 developing the Geriatric Medicine service. In 2015, he was appointed as a Clinical Lead for the Parkinson’s UK Excellence Network with responsibility for South and East Scotland, one of 12 UK posts, with senior responsibility for developing a multidisciplinary network of care, and co-ordinating service development for people with Parkinson’s disease. He is also on the Faculty of the UK Parkinson’s Academy.

As a Director of Studies and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, he has supervised and taught undergraduates, and examined in the final medical examinations. He has developed education programmes for doctors in training and career-grade doctors, including PACES teaching programmes, and has many years of experience as an educational and clinical supervisor for all levels of doctor. Dr Maguire has been a MRCP(UK) PACES host and examiner since 2003 and has examined in the UK and internationally.

As well as being a member of the various symposium committees for our education programme Dr Maguire was the Dean of Education of the RCPE until 2020 when he was elected as Vice President (International).

He is also a member of the RCPE Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee and been part of the RCPE Council since 2015.