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Mr J. W. Rodney Peyton OBE has been a Consultant Surgeon for over 30 years, with particular interest in laparoscopy and trauma. He graduated in Medical Education from the University of Wales in 1994, and in Law from the College of Law, London, in 1999.
Internationally, he is well known as a leader in his field of Medical Education. He is currently the International Tutor for Medical Education at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Educational Advisor for examiner training to the Intercollegiate Examinations Board in Surgery. He was appointed an OBE for his services to Medical Education in 2008.
He has written extensively on clinical matters and in the field of medical education, and is an author of best selling textbooks in both areas.
He has been at the forefront in the development of Consultant Appraisal and has been personally involved in the introduction of appraisal systems at Hospital Institutions throughout the United Kingdom.
- Rudolf Pichlmayr Medaille 2009
- FRCS Glasgow for international services to medicine 2008
- Medal of the Swedish Surgical Society, medical education 2005
- Principal Tutor for Faculty Development Royal College of Surgeons, England (Tutor since 1994, present post since 2003)
- Werner Korte Gold Medal, German Surgical Education 2002
- Miller Professor of Surgery, University of Johannesburg 2001
- FRCP London for services to Medical Education (in Northern Ireland region) 1997
- FRCS England (by election), Surgical Education in the UK 1995
- FRCS Ireland for services to victims of trauma and developing the ATLS System in the Irish Republic 1993
- FRCS Edinburgh 1977