Find out more about the RSM’s mission, vision and values.
The Royal Society of Medicine is a leading provider of high-quality continuing postgraduate education and learning to the medical profession. Its mission is to advance health, through education and innovation.
Independent and apolitical, the RSM also aims to actively encourage and support those who are entering medicine and healthcare.
We are a Royal Charter body registered with the Privy Council, and our official Patron is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Royal Society of Medicine acknowledges the pain and suffering that racism has caused and continues to cause and stands in solidarity with those who pursue equity, justice, human dignity for all and an end to racism. In particular, as the current crisis has unfolded, it is clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is widening inequalities, through all the social determinants of health and well-being, which clearly include racism. We will take action to identify and redress inequalities in our organisation and to build a Society in which all are valued equally.
The Royal Society of Medicine and the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) have announced a new partnership designed to complement the training and career development of surgical trainees.
A special ceremony was held at the Royal Society of Medicine on Tuesday 27 July to induct global leaders in medical science and healthcare as the Society’s new Honorary Fellows, and to formally inaugurate Professor Roger Kirby as President of the RSM.
We caught up with three former Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellows who described how winning a fellowship has helped their work and career development.
Reporting on a series of RSM videos to provide the public with evidence-based responses to concerns and questions about Covid-19 vaccines.
6 August 2021
The surveillance of zoonotic diseases must be integrated into health security intelligence systems, if future pandemics are to be handled effectively, according to global health practitioners writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.
5 August 2021
New research by Cardiff University and University College London, from a new 10-year analysis of patient safety incidents in hospital acute medical units across England and Wales, recommends to include the introduction of electronic prescribing and monitoring systems, checklists to reduce diagnostic errors, and an increased presence of senior clinicians and pharmacists overnight.
28 July 2021
A special ceremony was held at the Royal Society of Medicine on Tuesday 27 July to induct the Society’s new Honorary Fellows and to formally inaugurate Professor Roger Kirby as President of the RSM.
16 July 2021
The presence of more than five symptoms of COVID-19 in the first week of infection is significantly associated with the development of long COVID, according to a new review published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.