St. George’s University (SGU) School of Medicine, Grenada, within the Caribbean, offered Clinical Dean Rodney Croft with a Distinguished Service Award after 43 years with the University, 20 of which he served as Dean of Clinical Studies within the UK. The award is given to members of the school and people in the neighborhood in recognition of their excellent service to the University.
“I wish to categorical my sincerest appreciation to Mr. Croft for the outstanding service to St. George’s University School of Medicine,” mentioned Dr. Marios Loukas, Dean of the School of Medicine. “Mr. Croft made many vital contributions to furthering our MD program within the UK. I’m grateful for his management there, most notably as Dean of Clinical Studies.”
Mr. Croft’s journey began with a bachelor’s diploma from Cambridge University again in 1965. He earned his qualification (MB BCHIR) in 1968 and his Master of Arts the next yr (MA Cantab). Mr. Croft then grew to become a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1972, obtained his Master of Surgery (MChir Cantab) in 1982, and went on to proudly change into a fellow of The American College of Surgeons in 1984.
During his tenure as a advisor normal and vascular surgeon at North Middlesex University Hospital, Mr. Croft’s dedication and experience shone as he grew to become the foremost authority in cardiovascular implants throughout the UK. His influential function included crafting requirements for prestigious worldwide our bodies corresponding to CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, and the International Organization for Standardization. His dedication to excellence was acknowledged with a commendable long-service award from the British Standard Institute.
Mr. Croft is well-versed in London Medical School schooling, having beforehand served because the Clinical Sub-dean at The Royal Free and University College Hospital Medical School in London. Furthermore, he performed an energetic function on The Royal Free Medical School Council for a commendable nine-year interval.
An extended tenure at SGU
Mr. Croft has devoted a formidable 43 years to undergraduate medical schooling at SGU’s School of Medicine. Notably, he served because the Dean of Clinical Studies of the UK program for 20 years, overseeing scientific college at SGU’s 17 UK-affiliated hospitals and clinics. His previous SGU roles have included Clerkship Director, Director of Medical Education, and UK chair of the School of Medicine Department of Surgery.
“From the whole SGU neighborhood, my heartfelt congratulations to Rodney for this esteemed accolade and on his retirement,” Dr. Loukas mentioned.