Skip to navigation Skip to content

Welcome to the RSM

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. 

 

Join the RSM

Find out more about the educational and social benefits of becoming an RSM member. 

Join today
PHP05 Promo
Free Webinar

In Conversation Live with with Alastair Campbell and Fiona Millar

Communicator and strategist Alastair Campbell, best known for his role as spokesman for former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and journalist, writer and schools campaigner Fiona Millar will join Professor Sir Simon Wessely for this week’s episode of In Conversation Live. Topics under discussion will include their time working together at No 10 and their extensive charity work. Gender equality, women in leadership and mental ill health will also be on the agenda and Alastair will talk about his new book Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression.

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM

Upcoming events

CNP54 Promo
Webinar CPD

Embodied brains and disembodied minds: Reviving the golden age of neurology

V.S. Ramachandran, the renowned neurologist and neuroscientist, will give a fascinating session on how the brain and body interact. He will use case descriptions to illustrate how each requires the other and each impacts on the other - often with non-intuitive results.

  • Price Free for RSM students and trainees
Book Book
ANP50 Promo
Webinar

When things go wrong: Clinical errors, complaints, litigation and COVID – What next?

In this first episode of the fascinating When things go wrong - doctors in the dock series, we set the scene by taking a look at clinical errors, complaints, litigation and the impact COVID has had in these areas.

Chaired by the RSM President, Professor Roger Kirby, we bring together the Medical Directors of the three biggest medical indemnity insurers, covering 100,000’s doctors worldwide, to discuss their current activities and advice to the healthcare profession, both the expected and unexpected, in view of COVID and beyond.

  • Price Free
Book Book
SLP50 Promo
Webinar CPD

Current controversies in sleep medicine

This interactive webinar will address the most common forms of sleep disorders seen routinely within the NHS, provide support with tackling areas of difficult decision making, and explore recent scientific advances.

  • Price £10 - £40
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
Book Book
TEP53 Promo
Webinar

Personalised services for cancer care

Discover how personalised medicine can be used in cancer care. Hear practical examples of how technology is already being used within the NHS to deliver personalised cancer services. Genomics England joins us to offer an overview of developments in personalised medicine across a number of conditions.

Book Book
PAP50 Promo
Free Webinar

Consenting safely: Can the consultation room survive the court room?

Whether your role is in the NHS or in private healthcare, it is vitally important to take consent for any intervention safely.

This webinar brings together clinical and legal perspectives, advising healthcare professionals of all levels how to take consent safely to avoid litigation and improve patient safety. 

Book Book
PYP51 Promo
Webinar CPD

Psychiatry as a career: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

This webinar will provide students and doctors with valuable information about psychiatry, training pathways and possible career prospects in psychiatry. We will provide a forum in which participants will have ample time for interaction, questions and discussion with psychiatrists who are currently undergoing higher training and with consultants from different specialties in psychiatry. 

Book Book

In Conversation Live

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

PHP05 Promo
Free Webinar

In Conversation Live with with Alastair Campbell and Fiona Millar

Communicator and strategist Alastair Campbell, best known for his role as spokesman for former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and journalist, writer and schools campaigner Fiona Millar will join Professor Sir Simon Wessely for this week’s episode of In Conversation Live. Topics under discussion will include their time working together at No 10 and their extensive charity work. Gender equality, women in leadership and mental ill health will also be on the agenda and Alastair will talk about his new book Living Better: How I Learned to Survive Depression.

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
PHP06 Promo
Free Webinar

In Conversation Live with Mary Beard

Professor Mary Beard, national treasure, author and the world’s most famous classicist, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for an enthralling conversation on her fascinating career and how she became the 'Don of classics', what ancient Rome can teach us today, gender equality, and her view on the current COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
Group working on a computer

Please consider donating

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. 

Please make a donation today
RSM Videos

Watch videos

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.

Watch the videos

E-resources

Clinical-key access on iPad

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. 

Search options
Search by

Latest news

Buckingham Palace - promo

2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours : RSM members recognised

The Royal Society of Medicine offers its congratulations to the following members who have been recognised in Her Majesty the Queen's Birthday Honours for 2020. 

Read more
Paediatrics poem - promo

Listen up! Paediatricians co-write and perform a poem for children

Members of the RSM Paediatrics & Child Health Section have collaborated with poet Laura Mucha to write and perform a poem for children to let them know they’re there if they need them and thank them for making their jobs worthwhile.

Read more

Explore the RSM

Enter a keyword, search term or word and start browsing the Royal Society of Medicine's website. 

The members' club

Domus - executive double

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.   

Tour the hotel

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. 

Find out more

More about us

RSM Library

Our mission, vision and values

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

Read our mission
RSM Interior - Marcus Beck Library

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.

Join a Section Council
Opening of RSM 1912

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
1 Wimpole Street venue hire

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.

Find out more
Skip to top