Lives of the fellows

Ian Patrick Ross

b.1 March 1926 d.6 April 1996
MB BS Lond(1949) DObst RCOG(1951) MD(1952) MRCP(1952) FRCPC(1969) FRCP(1986)

Ian Patrick Ross was a consultant in general medicine and geriatrics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and an assistant professor at the University of Toronto. He was born in Redhill and educated at Harrow County School. He received his medical education at the London Hospital Medical School and went on to house physician posts at the same hospital.

Between 1951 and 1953 he completed a national service commission with the RAMC, serving as a junior medical specialist.

He was then appointed to registrar posts at the London Hospital, the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, and the National Heart Hospital. In 1962 he became a senior registrar at the London Hospital. Between 1965 and 1966 he held a renal fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington DC. On his return to the UK he was appointed to the post of senior medical registrar at St Mary's Hospital, Plaistow.

In 1969 he was made a consultant in general medicine and geriatrics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Toronto, and appointed to an assistant professorship at the University of Toronto. In 1973 he also joined the staff of the Women’s College Hospital.

At the time of his election to the fellowship of the College in 1986 he listed his interests as ornithology and amateur music. He was a violinist and was involved in various administrative and organizational activities related to music. He was unmarried.

RCP editor

(Volume X, page 424)

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