Profsir Neil Douglas

FMLM Chair

Sir Neil Douglas MD (Edin) DSc (Edin) HonMD (StA) FRCPE is Emeritus Professor of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the University of Edinburgh . He has published over 200 original papers, two books, and 300 chapters and reviews on sleep and breathing.

His previous roles include President of the British Sleep Society, Secretary of the British Thoracic Society and he was President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh from 2004 to 12010, with a major focus on tying to improve training. In 2007 he chaired the review group to manage the crisis in the Medical Training Application System (MTAS) at the request of the Secretary of State for Health in England. Sir Neil was chairman of the UK’s Academy of Medical Royal Colleges from 2009 to 2012 and in this role founded the FMLM.