University of Glasgow hosts the annual meeting of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland and awards Professor Dame Sally Davies an Honorary Degree

The University was proud to host the 113th annual meeting of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland at the Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre from 28th to 29th March 2019, including a joint symposium with the Academy of Medical Sciences on multimorbidity.

Recognising her long list of achievements and historic career firsts, the University conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science on Professor Dame Sally Davies,  Chief Medical Officer for England and Chief Medical Advisor to the UK Government, pictured here with the Sir Kenneth Calman, Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, before she delivered the Association’s prestigious George Griffin Lecture.

Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, the new President of the Association, said: “I am delighted that the University has conferred an honorary degree on Professor Dame Sally Davies, who is a true inspiration and world-changer in the fields of science and medicine, in the presence of so many inspirational figures in medical science, during the Association of Physician’s annual meeting.”


First published: 28 July 2019