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A day in the life of a GP trainee

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

Nishma Manek is a GP trainee working in London who is currently taking part in the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme. Here Nishma describes why she decided to go into general practice, the pressures and challenges of working in primary care, and what the future holds for GPs.

Spring/Summer issue of RSM Engage members' magazine now online

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Thursday 20 April 2017

The Spring/Summer issue of RSM Engage, our members' magazine, is now available online. Members can pick up a copy when visiting or staying at the RSM or you can view and download the magazine here.

RSM Surgery Section President Rachel Hargest wins 2017 Silver Scalpel Award

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Wednesday 5 April 2017

Miss Rachel Hargest, President of the RSM’s Surgery Section and also RSM Honorary Treasurer, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Silver Scalpel Award.

Sydney Brain and Mind Research Institute destination for RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship award winner

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Friday 17 March 2017

Neurology trainee Dr Smriti Agarwal was awarded an RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship in December 2016. She has recently moved to Sydney, Australia for a post-doctoral position to work on a research programme in neurodegenerative disorders.

Professor Haberal receives the RSM’s first Distinguished Fellowship

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Friday 10 March 2017

World-renowned surgeon Professor Mehmet Haberal was awarded the Royal Society of Medicine’s first Distinguished Fellowship in recognition of his services to medicine.

A day in the life of a paediatric emergency medicine trainee

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Monday 6 March 2017

What’s it like to work in paediatrics? Felicity Taylor, a ST7 trainee in paediatric emergency medicine, describes the highs and lows of working in the specialty, dealing with a 56 hour week, and having the accolade of becoming an HSJ Rising Star.

The RSM’s 2015/2016 Annual Report now online

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Wednesday 22 February 2017

The RSM's Annual Report for 2015/2016 is now available to view online. You can download a copy here. If you would like a printed version, please email to request a copy or you can pick up a copy in the RSM club area.

Ellison-Cliffe travel award offers otolaryngologist funding to learn pioneering surgical skills

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Wednesday 15 February 2017

Mr Vinay Varadarajan, awarded an RSM Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship in December 2016, will be learning about pioneering surgery that allows the removal of benign and malignant tumours from the base of the skull.

Influencing change in support of medical student mental health

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Friday 10 February 2017

With 80% of medical students feeling that they receive inadequate support for their mental health issues, the RSM Student Policy Initiative has commissioned a report to focus on student mental health.

The RSM joins the Fundraising Regulator

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Friday 3 February 2017

The Royal Society of Medicine has joined the Fundraising Regulator, an independent regulator of charitable fundraising whose key purpose is to strengthen the system of charity regulation.


Nominations for Council for the 2017/18 Session

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Wednesday 25 January 2017

Nominations are now being sought for four Members of Council to take office starting with the 2017/18 Session, to help shape the key role that the RSM plays in the education of healthcare professionals. Deadline for applications is Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Oyinlola Oyebode talks about careers in public health

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Thursday 19 January 2017

Oyinlola Oyebode, the lead investigator in the ‘7-a-day’ research paper by UCL, discusses her job and the qualities needed to succeed in a career in public health.

RSM members celebrated in 2017 New Year Honours list

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Wednesday 11 January 2017

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 2017.

A day in the life of a trainee surgeon

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Thursday 15 December 2016

Coming from a family of doctors, trainee surgeon Katie Young always knew she wanted a career in medicine. Here she describes her working day and explains why she aspires to become a plastic surgeon.

MasterChef: The Professionals visits the RSM

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Wednesday 30 November 2016

Tune into BBC Two at 8pm on Wednesday 7 December when our President welcomes MasterChef: The Professionals to the RSM. In this episode five chefs join together to cook a three course fine dining menu for the President and his guests. With judges Monica Galetti and Marcus Wareing.

Wesleyan RSM Trainee of the Year award winner announced

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Tuesday 29 November 2016

Dermatologist Dr Zahra Ahmed has been named the Wesleyan RSM Trainee of the Year 2016 for her research involving the screening of over 3,700 drug compounds to identify that Flubendazole, a drug used to control human and animal worm infections, could be re-purposed for use in disease treatment or prevention in conditions including HIV.

Sir Simon Wessely elected as next RSM President

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Tuesday 22 November 2016

Professor Sir Simon Wessely has been elected to succeed Mr Babulal Sethia as the next RSM President. He will be inaugurated as RSM President in July 2017.