Monday 10 September 2018
The RSM Council agreed that the governance documents of the Society - the Charter, By-Laws and Regulations - should be reviewed to ensure that we are compliant with current practice and that the documents are fit for purpose. The proposed updated Charter and By-Laws is now available to read online - these proposed documents have been circulated to Members as part of the consultation process.
Wednesday 25 July 2018
Following the recent RSM Council election, four new trustees will be joining Council at the beginning of the 2018/19 academic year.
Monday 23 July 2018
All members of the Royal Society of Medicine can access JRSM content online at no additional cost when they access the journal via the RSM website - for a small additional fee, paper copies of journal are also available. We show you how to access the content via the RSM website.
Friday 13 July 2018
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Bridget Gildea to the new post of RSM Director of Learning. She joins us from Harvard Kennedy School and will be helping us develop and extend RSM learning and innovation for the wider healthcare community in the UK.
Wednesday 28 June 2018
The Royal Society of Medicine offers its congratulations to the following members who have been recognised in Her Majesty the Queens Birthday Honour list 2018.
Monday 25 June 2018
After sixteen years of successful fundraising at the Royal Society of Medicine, Paul Summerfield, the RSM's Development Director will be leaving in mid-August to join The Royal United Services Institute.
Thursday 3 May 2018
Voting for the RSM Council election for 2018 is now open. Ten candidates have been nominated but only four of these can be selected. Fellows and members of the Society are eligible to vote. The deadline is Wednesday 20 June 2018.
Thursday 26 April 2018
The Soulsby Foundation has awarded the inaugural Soulsby Travelling Fellowships to Dr Camilla Benfield and Dr Andrew Stringer to support their work in the international field of One Health which focuses on the essential links between human and animal health.
Tuesday 10 April 2018
Read the Royal Society of Medicine's new Education Strategy.
Tuesday 6 March 2018
Sidhartha Sinha, awarded an RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship in December 2017, will be specialising in vascular surgery when he travels to Toronto, Canada later this year.
Tuesday 27 February 2018
Mr Alistair Mitchel-Innes, awarded an RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship in December 2017, will be specialising in ENT when he travels to Melbourne, Australia later this year.
Thursday 22 February 2018
Frank McDermott, awarded an RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship in December 2017, will be specialising in colorectal surgery when he travels to Spain and Denmark later this year.
Monday 19 February 2018
On 4 October 2017, a meeting was held at Chandos House to address the recent highly publicised gross negligence manslaughter (GNM) prosecutions of healthcare workers, which has led to rising concerns about the impact on patient safety.
Monday 12 February 2018
The subject of assisted dying is a controversial subject; one that was debated at our ‘Choice at the end of life’ meeting at the RSM on Friday 9 February. Here Sir Simon Wessely and Roger Kirby account the key arguments from the day.
Wednesday 17 January 2018
The Duke of Cambridge was admitted as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine during a ceremony at the Society on Wednesday 17 January.
Tuesday 16 January 2018
RITA is a digital robot – an avatar that appears on a phone or tablet screen and can interact with older people to cater for their needs. RITA, which stands for Responsive Interactive Advocate, harnesses emerging technologies from the entertainment industry, including voice recognition and facial recognition software, to innovate future models of personalised care.
Thursday 11 January 2018
The Royal Society of Medicine offers its congratulations to RSM members who have been recognised in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018.
Tuesday 9 January 2018
Late last year, the Ellison Cliffe Trustees met to interview the year’s shortlisted candidates. Three deserving recipients were awarded fellowships of £10,000. Find out who here.
Thursday 4 January 2017
Nominations are now being sought for four Members of Council to take office starting with the 2018-19 Session, to help shape the key role that the RSM plays in the education of healthcare professionals. Deadline for applications is Wednesday 28 March 2018.
Tuesday 2 January 2018
As well as welcoming in the New Year, we’re introducing a new, safer RSM for our members. The safety of our visitors is paramount, so we thought that we would make you aware of the changes that we’ve implemented.
Tuesday 19 December 2017
Research is necessary to improve clinical care: it tells us which treatments and services work, and which don’t, so that we can provide patients with the most appropriate, and most effective care. But: just how much of the research that is done in biomedicine actually leads to better clinical care?
Friday 1 December 2017
Sir Simon Wessely discusses the events of this year's Black Friday, the day of which was marked by an inspiring presentation by obstetric anaesthetist Mark Stacey.
Friday 1 December 2017
Dermatologist Dr Satveer Mahil has been named the Wesleyan RSM Trainee of the Year 2017 for her research that identified a group of inflammatory proteins as a new target for the treatment of psoriasis.
Saturday 28 October
In the lead up to the RSM Wesleyan Trainee of the Year awards, we spoke to finalist Paul Sutton about his research on metastatic colorectal cancer.
Friday 27 October
In the lead up to the RSM Wesleyan Trainee of the Year awards, we spoke to finalist Dr James Vassallo about his working on developing an alternative method that helps to identify those in need of life-saving intervention in the case of major incidents.
Thursday 26 October
In the lead up to the RSM Wesleyan Trainee of the Year awards, we spoke to finalist Dr Akhilesh Jha, who told us why it's important to improve our understanding of how respiratory infections cause disease.
Wednesday 25 October
In the lead up to the RSM Wesleyan Trainee of the Year awards, we spoke to finalist Iqbal Toor and found out how he challenged the bad reputation that's associated with Eosinophils, a type of immune cell.
Tuesday 24 October 2017
In the lead up to the RSM Wesleyan Trainee of the Year awards, we spoke to finalist Satveer Mahil about the variability in responses to treatment amongst patients with psoriasis.