Janice Rymer


Professor of obstetrics and gynaecology


Janice Rymer is vice president for education of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (RCOG), dean for student affairs and professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the School of Medical Education, King’s College London, and consultant gynaecologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

From 2010 until 2013 she was dean of undergraduate medicine. She was a council member of the British Menopause Society from 1997-2002 and 2009-2015.

Janice is a General Medical Council (GMC) assessor for medical schools.

She did her medical degree at Auckland University and specialist training in New Zealand and England.

Her publications comprise over 130 peer-reviewed papers and 14 textbooks. She is a media spokesperson for the RCOG.

Education and training

  • MBCHB – Auckland, New Zealand
  • FHEA
  • MD

Research interests

  • Ovarian failure
  • HRT
  • Osteoporosis
  • Medical education


  • Best Foundation Supervisor Award – Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (2019)
  • Teacher of the year award – King's College London (2007)

Last updated: June 2022

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