Dr Rosemary Gordon is the current secretary of the Psychiatric training committee (PTC). The PTC is a committee of trainee representatives from across the UK and is elected by local trainees in each division. She has been a member of the PTC since 2018, elected as co-secretary in September 2019 and is continuing in this role for the 2020/2021 academic year.
Dr Gordon graduated from Edinburgh University in 2012 undertaking her foundation training in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Following this, she completed her GP training in South East Scotland achieving her MRCGP in 2017 and then worked as a GP locum while also doing a staff grade post in psychiatry. Eventually deciding psychiatry was where she really wanted to work she went back into training in August 2018.
She finished her RCPsych membership exams in January 2020 and is currently a CT3 in south-east Scotland.
During her training, she has had a number of leadership roles including the local deanery trainee rep for core psychiatry and the trainee rep on the LMC as a GP trainee.
Dr Gordon is particularly interested in trainee wellbeing and the trainee workforce within psychiatry. She has organised the Scotland CT1 welcome event over the last two years and as well as her roles in the PTC is part of the Choose Psychiatry Scotland committee and is the trainee representative on the RCPsych in Scotland devolved council.
Outwith psychiatry she spends her time competing with her local pipe band and has her associate membership of the British Association of Teacher's of Dance.