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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.