27 September 2019
Dr Sridhar Redla has been elected VP President Elect of the British Institute of Radiology and will succeed Dr Jane Phillips-Hughes as President of the BIR for 2020-22. Dr Redla is currently BIR Honorary Secretary and is a Consultant Radiologist and Associate Medical Director for Cancer, Cardiology and Clinical Support Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.
Involved in training and management both as a trainee and a consultant, Dr Redla was the College Tutor for Radiology at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow and a member of the East of England Deanery Radiology Training Committee between 2004 and 2007. He has taken on various management roles in his Trust since 2007.
Dr Redla was Chair of the Clinical Imaging Special Interest Group (SIG) at the BIR and has taken an active lead in supporting special interest groups and branches. He has also played a vital role in helping to develop and grow the BIR Annual Congress.
Dr Redla said “It is an honour to be elected as the next President of the British Institute of Radiology and I deem it a great privilege to be heading the oldest radiological society in the world as it enters its 125th year. I intend to maintain and promote its multidisciplinary ethos and keep it at the forefront of the ever-evolving field of radiology by promoting research, innovation and the latest technological developments.”
Commenting on the appointment, Dr Jane Phillips-Hughes said, “Sri is a dedicated colleague with a wealth of experience, having already been involved in many facets of the BIR. I look forward to working with him as President Elect.”