Dr Sara Burke has been appointed Associate Professor in Health Policy and Management at Trinity College, Dublin, following an international recruitment process. She took up her new appointment at the beginning of this month. In her new role, Prof Burke is the new Director of the Centre for Health Policy and Management in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Medicine. There she will lead a team of excellent health systems and policy researchers as well as the MSc and PhD programmes in the Centre. She will continue to be PI on her HRB funded research project investigating the impact of and learning from the COVID-19 health system response on Sláintecare’s implementation.