Dr Jennifer Burns
Dr Jennifer Burns was appointed as Consultant Geriatrician at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in 1995. She has a special interest in Movement Disorders. Throughout her career, she has had a keen interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education and served as the Lead Training Programme Director for Scotland. She also has a role as Appraisal Lead within Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board and values the impact of appraisal on supporting professional development.
‘I am honoured to have been elected as President-Elect of the British Geriatrics Society. I am delighted that we have increased our membership; encouraging nurses, allied health professionals and General Practitioners to join the society. Multidisclipinary team working is key to better outcomes and I am proud to serve a society with the goal of improving health care for older people.’ - Dr Jennifer M A Burns