The UK Academy of Medical Sciences is the independent body in the UK representing the whole spectrum of medical science. Our mission is to ensure better healthcare through the rapid application of research to the practice of medicine.
We achieve this by:
Our elected Fellows are central to our success; it is their diversity of talent and expertise that enables the Academy to bring authoritative opinion and influence to complex issues of 21st Century medical science and healthcare.
Our aims internationally are to enhance biomedical and health research collaboration with the UK and to improve health across the globe by promoting the rapid application of research. Our international strategy identifies four key objectives:
President: Professor Sir John Tooke PMedSci
Foreign Secretary: Professor George Griffin FMedSci