public information

While the main function of the Royal Society of Medicine is to provide ongoing education to healthcare professionals and students, the Society offers a variety of services to the public.


Public events
The RSM provides a forum for informed debate amongst the public through a programme of events including lectures and topical debates.


Careers in Medicine
School students who are planning to study medicine or dentistry may register to receive relevant information here.



Patients and carers
Covering a wide range of medical topics, the Medicine and Me series of meetings provide patients and carers the opportunity to voice their experiences and ask healthcare professionals questions about their conditions.


The RSM Library, one of the finest medical libraries in the world, welcomes members of the public to make use of its world-class reference facilities.



Become an Affiliate of the RSM
Those with an interest in medical issues may become an affiliate of the RSM. A range of benefits is on offer, including a regular e-bulletin providing latest news, previews of upcoming meetings and invitations to the Society's exhibition private views.