| University of Edinburgh|
| First Professor of Acute Medicine in the UK
President of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Chair in Acute Medicine (Imperial College London)|
President, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (2014 - present)
Chair in Acute Medicine, Imperial College London
President, Society for Acute Medicine (2000-2003)
Director, National Institute for Health Research CLAHRC for Northwest London
Derek Bell (physician) Wikipedia
Derek Bell is Professor of Acute Medicine at Imperial College London. He is currently President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, elected in November 2013 he took office on 1 March 2014 succeeding Neil Dewhurst.
He studied at Edinburgh University graduating in 1980 and was the UK’s first Professor of Acute Medicine. He was elected as the inaugural President of the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) in 2000, in 2013 he was awarded an Honorary Life Fellowship to SAM.