Or to seek the sites and causes of disease.

This college was founded in 1962 and received its royal charter in 1970. To quote its website, its function is to ‘advance the science and practice of pathology, further public education in the field of pathology, promote research in pathology and disseminate the results’. The RCPath comprises the four subspecialties – histo/cytopathology, microbiology/virology, haematology and clinical biochemistry. Membership is attained by examination.

It is located at Carlton House Terrace in London and the predecessor to its current president is a well-respected senior colleague at my workplace.

Today, with the grace of Allah swt, I am now a new member of this club. Alhamdulillah.