Presidential Lecture 2018, Professor Conor J O’Keane, Wednesday 21st Nov 2018
21/11/2018 in Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Conor O’Keane is a Consultant Histopathologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin and Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology at University College Dublin. He is a 1981 graduate of University College Dublin Medical School. He obtained his pathology training at the Mallory Institute of Pathology/Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently was appointed there on staff from 1991-1993. He was Clinical Director of the Mater Hospital from 2009 to 2014. His major interest is Quality Improvement in Medicine, particularly using Lean methodologies and is an inaugural graduate of the Diploma in Leadership and Quality in Healthcare from RCPI. He was the inaugural Mater Clinical Director for Quality and Patient Safety from 2014-2017 . He also serves as a Director of Bone Bank at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pathology and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology, RCPI and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI). Professor O’Keane is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (RAMI).