We are alive and kicking and have upped our gameBMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39199.479479.3A (Published 03 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:915
- Carol M Black, chairman
- Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, London W1G 8AX
Hawkes focuses on the role of the royal colleges in Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) and the Medical Training Application Service (MTAS).1 On MTAS, the royal colleges—as Hawkes allows—were permitted very little influence on its development.
As to upping our game, the colleges have over recent years developed new roles and responsibilities, have modernised their organisations, and have instigated …