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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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COVID-19 Series: Your questions answered - Episode 44

In this regular roundup episode, we pose the most popular unanswered questions from previous episodes to a panel of experts. This month, our panel includes Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge, Professor Devi Sridhar, Professor and Chair of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh and Professor Andrew Goddard, President of the Royal College of Physicians, chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely.

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SARS CoV 2: Emergence to impact - Part 1

Join us to gain a holistic understanding of SARS CoV 2 with the help of expert considerations on issues from its emergence through to global challenges, coordination of healthcare delivery, and clinical impact.

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Endoscopic resection of colorectal mucosal lesions: From cold snaring to ESD

This webinar will update participants on the recent major advances in minimally invasive endoscopic management of pre-malignant colorectal mucosal lesions. Join expert speaker Edward J Despott as he guides you through an overview of the key techniques available for the minimally invasive resection of colorectal mucosal lesions.

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Occupational health in the construction industry during the COVID-19 pandemic

This is Part 1 of a six-part webinar series exploring the occupational challenges faced by the construction industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join experts to identify the hazards unique to this industry, the challenges, and the controls implemented in order for the construction industry to continue to work.

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Reflections on digital adoption

For the final episode of the series, Professor Sir Sam Everington, GP and social innovator, reflects on digital adoption in health and care settings.

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The relationship between periodontal diseases and obstructive sleep apnoea

This webinar aims to redefine the association between sleep disorders and periodontal diseases. Recent evidence suggests a frequent comorbidity or potential relevant consequences for patient's health. Experts will discuss the clinical consequences of comorbidity OSA and periodontitis and highlight the putative mechanisms which link periodontal inflammation to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

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COVID-19 and professional issues for primary healthcare

The aim of this webinar is to foster awareness of how professional duties in a pandemic manifest for general practitioners in the UK. This is an educational event aimed at GPs and anyone who works with GPs to understand some of the professional challenges arising during the COVID pandemic. 

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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 Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE

Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE, Chair of University College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Chair of The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, will be joining Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE (President of the RSM Psychiatry Section) for an insightful discussion on her career, the charitable work she does with refugees and asylum seekers, and her book; Antisemitism: What It Is. What It Isn't.

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In Conversation Live with Dr Donald Berwick

Dr Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, KBE, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an organisation he co-founded and led as President and CEO for 19 years, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and one of the UK's leading authorities on health care quality and improvement, will be joining Professor Roger Kirby (RSM President) for an enthralling discussion about his career, his important role in the development of patient safety, his view on the COVID-19 pandemic, and his plans for the future. 

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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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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

Meet Roger Kirby, the Society’s new President

With the beginning of the 2020/21 academic year upon us, we sit down with the new RSM President Professor Roger Kirby to talk about the transformation of the RSM to ensure its future sustainability.

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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 & 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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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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