The Royal College of Physicians is a U.K. based, internationally recognised, professional body that is dedicated to the improvement of medical practice and patient care. It is also the oldest royal medical college in the world.
In 2006 I became a member of the Royal College of Physicians after navigating their tricky exams, and over a decade later this remains my proudest academic achievement. I try to visit the London College a couple of times a year, and thoroughly enjoy walking the medicinal garden and grounds, and visiting the museum. It has a rich and varied history that is truly fascinating and its story started with a humanist scholar and priest by the name of Thomas Linacre.