Jack Elius MillerBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2439 (Published 07 November 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2439
- Henry Diamond,
- Anthony Warrens
Jack Miller was a general medical practitioner in Glasgow for more than 40 years, but his influence extended far beyond that city’s boundaries. Among the many highlights of his career was his stewardship of the finances of the British Medical Association. He retired in 1981 from the honorary post of national treasurer of the BMA after nine years in which he guided that institution’s finances with dedication and consummate skill.
In the course of his years in office, the association’s budget grew from just under £3 million to more than £10 million. In 1982 he was presented with the BMA’s gold medal by the Prince of Wales and, the year after that, he was appointed OBE. Before he became treasurer of the …