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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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In Conversation Live with David Sellu

David Sellu FRCS, distinguished Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, will be joining RSM President Professor Roger Kirby for an extraordinary discussion about his unfair trial, his imprisonment, and his subsequently quashed conviction for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. He will be talking about his highly acclaimed and candid book, Did He Save Lives? A Surgeon's Story, patient safety and the practice of defensive medicine, as well as what the future now looks like for him.

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  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM

Upcoming events

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COVID-19: Evidence and limitations of genetics in relation to BAME groups

This webinar joins lead researchers for a discussion about the possible evidence and limitations of genetics in relation to the increased burden of COVID-19 in BAME groups.

We will hear from three different perspectives within the genetic field. They will be analysing what evidence there is towards the argument that genetics plays a role in COVID-19 and will also address the systemic inequalities faced by BAME communities which contributes to the huge disparity in COVID-19 sufferers. 

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The oral and maxillofacial surgery trainee experience during COVID-19

This webinar will give valuable insight into the varied roles of dental and OMFS trainees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussions surrounding the additional skills gained by trainees during their redeployment will allow fellow dental surgeons, specialists and dental professionals to understand the impact that the pandemic has had on the dental and OMFS training experience.

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Gerald Levene Oration: Air Pollution and Skin Health

Professor Jean Krutmann, Director of Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine and Professor of Dermatology, will explore, present and discuss the current knowledge of environmental factors affecting skin health and ageing. Recent research approaches will be presented as well as strategies to minimise these adverse effects on the skin.

  • Price Free for RSM members
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Clinical Governance and Audit prize meeting

Join us for the Clinical Governance and Audit prize meeting online. Delegates will hear the abstracts and view the posters from the shortlisted candidates. There will be the opportunity to vote for the best submission via an online poll. 

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Sleep and pain

Join this unique webinar as we bring together experts from two separate faculties, Pain and Sleep Medicine, to explore the bidirectional link between pain and sleep. This meeting will explore both normal and abnormal sleep, and help identify common sleep disorders as they may present within the pain clinic.

  • Price £5 - £20
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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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In Conversation Live with David Sellu

David Sellu FRCS, distinguished Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, will be joining RSM President Professor Roger Kirby for an extraordinary discussion about his unfair trial, his imprisonment, and his subsequently quashed conviction for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. He will be talking about his highly acclaimed and candid book, Did He Save Lives? A Surgeon's Story, patient safety and the practice of defensive medicine, as well as what the future now looks like for him.

Book for free here

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
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In Conversation Live with Shami Chakrabati CBE

Shami Chakrabati CBE, former Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales, British Labour Peer, Barrister, and human rights activist, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely (RSM Past President) for an intriguing discussion on her career to date, her view on the pandemic political landscape and what she intends to set her sights on next.

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By supporting the RSM you are helping healthcare professionals have access to post-graduate education and innovation during these difficult times. 

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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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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Roger Kirby

Professor Roger Kirby becomes President of the Royal Society of Medicine

On Tuesday 28 July 2020, Professor Roger Kirby was inaugurated as President of the Royal Society of Medicine. He takes over from Professor Sir Simon Wessely and will hold office for three years.

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Your safety while visiting the RSM

We have been working hard to create a safe environment for you and your guests and you will notice some changes when you visit.

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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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