The Academy promotes advances in medical science and campaigns to ensure these are converted into healthcare benefits for society. Its mission is to ensure better healthcare through the rapid application of research to the practice of medicine.
Fellowship of the Academy is based on exceptional contributions to the medical sciences, either in the form of original discovery or of sustained contributions to scholarship.
Fiona is among the 48 new Fellows elected this year.
The new Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy at a ceremony on 1 July.
Information on the Academy of Medical Sciences