Sumi Dunne

GP & Clinical Lecturer in General Practice Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RGSI)

Dr Sumi Dunne BSc (Hons), BM, MICGP, FFSEM graduated from the University of Southampton UK. She undertook Neonatal Intensive Care and Emergency Department Paediatrics training before undertaking Specialist General Practice (GP) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RGSI). Since then she has maintained both an academic and clinical career in General Practice, working as a Clinical Lecturer in the Department of General Practice RCSI and as a GP in Portarlington, Co Laois.

Within rural General Practice Sumi has developed a particular interest in Women's Health. She believes strongly in the need for clinician leadership, and completed a Masters in Leadership at RCSI together with being a member of the RCSI Human Research and Ethics Committee. In 2021 Sumi was appointed to the Oireachtas Specialist Sub Committee on Mental Health. Sumi is also a GP committee member of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO).

Sumi regularly contributes to GP articles in various media outlets, and is the GP expert on RTE’s Operation Transformation since 2019.