Dr. Andrew Long

Dr. Andrew Long

Dr Andrew Long has been a consultant in general paediatrics within the UK for 28 years and was appointed to Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2011 to support the development of the new team of general paediatricians. He became Specialty Lead for the general paediatric team in 2013 and was appointed as Associate Medical Director and Responsible Officer in 2016 with a brief for managing revalidation and medical affairs. He was appointed as Deputy Medical Director for Professional Accountability in May 2018. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Child Health and a Visiting Professor to the Shanxi Childrens Hospital, China. He is a Lead Assessor for the National Clinical Assessment Service.

Andrew is shortly to complete his 5 year term of office as Vice President for Education at Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health having previously held several senior College roles. He was previously Head of the London School of Paediatrics and Associate Dean in the University of London. Andrew has been involved in the work of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges where he leads the work on remediation for doctors in difficulty. He has a longstanding interest in mentoring and careers support and completed a Masters in Interprofessional Education in 2008.