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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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Health emergency of climate change

In this new 10-part series, experts from across the health community will unite to address the impact that climate change is having on human health. By positioning health and wellbeing at the centre of the climate change discussion, the RSM will give healthcare professionals the opportunity to understand the links between climate change and health and recognise how they can help combat climate change and its effects. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales will be recording a message to introduce this important series.

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Care homes in the COVID-19 era: A clinician's perspective

This webinar will highlight how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected care home residents' physical and psychological health and well-being from a clinical perspective. Participants will understand the effects that the pandemic has had on the physical and psychological health of residents living in care homes and to learn best practices.

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'It’s complicated': Evolving concepts of developmental psychopathology

This webinar will give participants insight into the evolving roles of biology and environmental factors in developmental psychopathology. Experts will present and consider the evolving concepts in brain development and their impact on understanding of neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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The 'Goldilocks zone’ of fatty acid metabolism and cardiac function

Associate Professor Lisa Heather, British Heart Foundation Fellow, will explore the heart’s energy requirements and the fine balance between free fatty acid (FFA) delivery and utilisation for optimal cardiac function. The heart’s requirement for ATP (the energy currency) to support contractile functions cannot be underestimated. Energy availability (supply) and workload (demand) are in continual flux, resulting in large fluctuations in physiological demands. 

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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 Professor Dame Donna Kinnair DBE

Professor Dame Donna Kinnair DBE, RGN, HV, LLB, MA, CMI is the Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing. Dame Donna will be joining Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, for an insightful conversation about her varied and successful career, the nursing workforce crisis, providing leadership in major hospital trusts, the difficulties and joys of advising on legal and governmental committees, and her thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this has affected the nursing community.

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In Conversation Live with Sir David Clementi

Sir David Clementi, who has just stepped down as Chairman of the BBC, will be joining Richard Murley, RSM Trustee, for an interesting conversation about his successful and varied career and some the high profile public and private sector positions he has held over the years. He will also be sharing his thoughts on wider issues including the role of the professions in society and his experience of governance issues.

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In Conversation Live with George Osborne

George Osborne, Editor-in-chief of London’s Evening Standard newspaper and formerly the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2010 to 2016 and First Secretary of State from 2015 to 2016, will be joining Professor Christopher Woodhouse, 6th Baron Terrington and retired urologist, for an intriguing conversation about his upbringing, political and editorial career, and his research on international politics and the current global economy due to COVID-19.

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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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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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Joining the effort in vaccinating against COVID-19

Revising for finals, volunteering as a vaccinator; life’s a juggle for final year medical student Brian Wang.

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Confronting the health challenges of climate change

Professor Linda Luxon explains why the impact of climate change on health needs to be moved higher up the agenda.

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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 & 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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