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The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the country's major providers of postgraduate medical education. Independent and apolitical, the RSM promotes an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organisation of medicine. 

 

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Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Dr Rachel Clarke

A specialist in palliative care, an award-winning author, and a former television journalist, Dr Rachel Clarke is a multitalented and inspirational member of the medical field. She will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for a fascinating conversation about her transition from journalism to becoming a medical professional working on the frontlines, her continuous efforts to give her patients the best quality care and help, her best-selling book Your Life in My hands, and her new book Breathtaking, which describes how it feels to confront a pandemic from the inside and witness the courage of patients and NHS staff alike in conditions of unprecedented adversity.

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Upcoming events

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When things go wrong: How do we deal with the rising tide of litigation in the NHS?

In the fourth and final episode of the fascinating When things go wrong - doctors in the dock series, experts highlight the harsh reality of increasing litigation fees and expenses in the NHS. When the equivalent of ¾ of the annual budget of a healthcare system has to be reserved for litigation compensation, something, somewhere is wrong. This webinar will explore how can we deal with the rising tide of litigation in the NHS? And how can we get it right?

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General day 2: Introduction to basic cardiac electrophysiology

This webinar will provide attendees with an introduction to invasive cardiac electrophysiology. Current practice in typical electrophysiology units will be covered. Basic electrophysiology traces will be reviewed with a more detailed review of atrial fibrillation management. A selection of interesting cases will be presented along with a Q&A session.

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Exercise and fitness for wellbeing

Join this interactive webinar for an overview of the benefits of exercise and physical activity on wellbeing for healthcare professionals.

Anja Hudson, specialist physiotherapist and Dr Elizabeth Haxby, immediate Past President of the RSM Patient Safety Section, will explore the benefits of exercise on our physical and mental health.

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St Peter's 9th winter colorectal meeting

This webinar brings you an opportunity to present and listen to selected coloproctology research papers as well as hear clinicians cover topics that are relevant to colorectal surgery.

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In Conversation Live

Hear first-hand insights into the lives and thoughts of high profile individuals, in an intimate, relaxed and entertaining setting.

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Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Dr Rachel Clarke

A specialist in palliative care, an award-winning author, and a former television journalist, Dr Rachel Clarke is a multitalented and inspirational member of the medical field. She will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for a fascinating conversation about her transition from journalism to becoming a medical professional working on the frontlines, her continuous efforts to give her patients the best quality care and help, her best-selling book Your Life in My hands, and her new book Breathtaking, which describes how it feels to confront a pandemic from the inside and witness the courage of patients and NHS staff alike in conditions of unprecedented adversity.

Book for free on Zoom

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
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In Conversation Live with Martha Lane Fox CBE

Martha Lane Fox, Baroness Lane Fox of Soho, CBE, is a British entrepreneur, internet activist, philanthropist and public servant. Martha is a Director of Twitter, sits on the board of WeTransfer, and is a Non-Executive Director of Chanel and The Queens Commonwealth Trust. Martha will be joining Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE (President of the RSM Psychiatry Section) for an insightful discussion on her immensely successful career and where it all started, her responsible tech and the environment work, and her views on a tech-centric national recovery for the UK after COVID-19.  

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The education provided by the RSM is funded by membership fees and financial support from donations. All gifts, no matter how small, make a big difference to our work. 

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RSM Videos

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Missed an episode of our COVID-19 Series or In Conversation live? Catch up on some of our most popular lectures on the RSM's YouTube channel.

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E-resources

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E-resources

As an RSM member, you can search and access thousands of e-journals and e-books – all full-text and including the latest issues. You can also search our e-journals and e-books without being a member but you will not have access to the full-text. View all e-resources and databases. 

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Addressing the disparities in global cancer care

How will COVID-19 impact on oncology care in low and middle income countries? And how is current research in global oncology improving cancer outcomes? These are some of topics being covered at the 5th annual RSM global oncology event on Monday 16 November.

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COVID-19 Series: Questions asked by clinicians

Dr Claire Bayntun, RSM Trustee, summarises three major themes arising from questions asked by clinicians at the start of the pandemic.

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The members' club

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Domus Medica Hotel

Book a stay in our members-only hotel Domus Medica. Located  in  the heart of London, the hotel  offers  exceptional  value for money.   

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Restaurant

Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Located on the ground floor, our Lounge Bar is  open all day, offering a selection of food and drink to suit any mood.  Or for a more formal dining  experience, the Restaurant  provides all-day dining in an ambient setting. 

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More about us

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Our mission, vision and values

Find out more about the RSM’s mission, vision and values.

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Join a Section Council

If you are an RSM member, you can join a Section Council within your specialty and shape the future of our education programme.

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History of the RSM

Learn how the RSM, established in the rooms of a barristers’ chambers at Gray’s Inn, grew from humble beginnings to take up residence in London’s medical quarter.

History of the RSM
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Venue hire

Looking for a conference venue or meeting room for your next event? The RSM's venue space, 1 Wimpole Street, is available for hire.

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