Academic Board

The Academic Board is responsible for the academic function of the Society. It brings together Presidents of all Sections or their representatives with ex officio members including the Dean, Chief Executive and the Director of Education. The Academic Board’s remit is to consider educational matters and academic initiatives pertaining to Sections and to consider changes and improvements to the organisation of meeting programmes and organisation of Sections and  Networks.

The full constitution can be found here. The most recent minutes will also available to read soon.

Key meeting dates: academic year 2016/2017:

January 2017 11th 3pm - 5pm
19th 3pm - 5pm
May 2017 17th 3pm - 5pm
24th 3pm - 5pm
September 2017 20th 3pm - 5pm
Followed by Section Council drinks reception at 6.30pm.  



Academic Board meetings last approximately two hours and are followed by a networking drinks reception.

Academic Board attendees

Chairman of Academic Board

Professor Roger Kirby

Professor Roger Kirby MD, FRCS


Professor Simon Wessely

Professor Sir Simon Wessely MD, FRCP, FRCPSYCH, FMEDSCI


Fiona Moss

Dr Fiona Moss CBE, MD, FRCP


Director of Education

Caroline Langley

Mrs Caroline Langley


Other members


Presidents from each of the Section Councils and each of the RSM’s Internal Societies. A full list of representatives can be obtained from the Academic Department.