Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland ( RCSI, Irish Coláiste na Ríoga Máinleá in Éirinn ) in Dublin is an Irish Institute for the training of surgeons. Unlike its sister institutions in the UK ( Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow ) but it does not only qualifications for training in specialized medicine, but also for basic medical education and they offer the usual degrees at universities ( bachelor and master degrees, MD, a private Licentiate ). They are a recognized college of the National University of Ireland.

The RCSI was founded in 1784 on a proposal from the Dublin Society of Surgeons (founded in 1780) to offer any training for surgeons in Ireland ( with a confirmation by King George III. ). From the beginning, there was no separation in religions as usual at that time in Ireland are not uncommon. An education for at Trinity College (Dublin ), there was only from 1851. Early 19th century, they earned their headquarters, 1810 finished Classicist building in York Street. The training center is since the 1980s at Beaumont Hospital.

Students come from over 60 countries at the time and the RCSI is also internationally in the training of physicians active ( Dubai, Bahrain, Malaysia). In South Africa they formed during the apartheid era of doctors from the parts of the population who were excluded from the study. 2010, there were approximately 3,300 students. The RCSI is also active in research.

There are faculties for training in medicine, pharmacology, physiotherapy, and faculties of dentistry, sports medicine, radiology and midwives.

The college confers Honorary Fellowships (also to individuals who are not medical professionals ).

The resulting institution of the Irish doctors, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.