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Dr Brian McKaig

Trust Board Members

Dr Brian McKaig - Chief Medical Officer
Trust Board: Brian McKaig

Appointed March 2021

Brian qualified from Glasgow University in 1991 and undertook postgraduate training as a gastroenterologist in the East Midlands. He undertook a period of research at the University of Nottingham (1997-2001) leading to the award of a PhD. He was elected as a fellow to the Royal College of Physicians, London and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Brian was appointed to The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust in 2002 and developed a career is gastroenterology with a focus on endoscopy and endoscopy training. He was awarded a PGCME from the University of Wolverhampton in 2003 and developed the regional endoscopy training centre based at RWT. He has held regional deanery roles as Training Programme Director and Specialist Advisory Committee Chair for Gastroenterology and has held national posts supporting the British Society of Gastroenterology and the English Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

Brian has held several managerial roles within RWT including Clinical Director for Gastroenterology, Revalidation Lead (2012-2020) and Deputy Medical Director (2017-2021). To consolidate his medical leadership learning and education, Brian successfully completed the Clinical Executive Fast Track Scheme through the NHS Leadership Academy in 2019.

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