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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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Mr David Nott OBE, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and highly acclaimed author of Sunday Times bestseller 'War Doctor – surgery on the frontline’, will give an enlightening and challenging talk about "Risk". After Mr Nott's lecture there will be the annual Anaesthesia medical student and trainee prize presentations, followed by the AGM.

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Returning to sport and exercise after COVID-19; beyond mainstream professional sport

This is the third webinar of the RSM Sport and Exercise Medicine COVID-19 series.

This webinar will give participants the chance to explore the implications of COVID-19 on sports and exercise in a wider sense - from everyday life to elite sports level. This includes understanding what the effect will be for the general population, elite performers with a disability and those recovering from the virus itself.

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You, me and PPE: The challenges of communicating in lockdown

Part one of the brand new Palliative care webinar series The human side of Covid-19: Reflections on Palliative Care.

This webinar will reflect on the challenges of communication experienced during COVID-19 pandemic and how this will shape future lessons on communication. guidance provided by expert speakers and facilitators which is relevant to all primary and secondary healthcare professionals.

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Treatment of status epilepticus

Professor Simon Shorvon, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology, University College London Institute of Neurology will outline the contemporary management of status epilepticus and acute seizures, and highlight the recent research and clinical developments in this field.

This webinar is free for RSM trainees and students

  • Price Free for RSM trainees and students
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Occupational Health fitness to work in the face of a pandemic

This webinar will be an opportunity of trainees to present cases that they have directly managed during the pandemic, illustrating an understanding of the management of acute and chronic conditions in the unique circumstances of COVID-19. Submission deadline: 27 July 2020.

  • 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 Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for a tantalising discussion on his journey into the world of politics, highlights from his Secretary of State for Health and Social Care position, and his views on how the COVID-19 pandemic will progress. 

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In Conversation Live with Lord Jonathan Sumption

Lord Jonathan Sumption, British author, medieval historian and former Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for a enthralling discussion on his journey to the Supreme Court, his immense capacity for knowledge, his books on the Hundred Years War, and his views on the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

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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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RSM’s coronavirus support for healthcare professionals

With a reach and reputation respected across medicine and healthcare, from the junior to the most senior, the RSM shares how it is supporting UK healthcare during the unprecedented crisis represented by the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19 Series: Resources on mental health

Resources on advice and services available for healthcare professionals struggling with mental health issues during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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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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