The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), one of the largest providers of continuing development for healthcare professionals, and American Board of Dermatology, who assess and certify doctors to meet specific educational, training and professional requirements, are delighted to announce the launch of a special RSM offer to enhance further the medical careers of the members of the American Board of Dermatology. 

American Board of Dermatology members now have a 15% discount when joining the RSM.

Being a member of the RSM brings countless benefits - including a world-class online library with unlimited access to e-resources and five major databases, reciprocal clubs in 23 countries, and offers and discounts on various products and services. 

RSM members can also book online and attend hundreds of free or discounted meetings and webinars across 55 specialties, and most of them come with CPD accreditation. You will have the chance to enter prizes and be presented with numerous opportunities to network with colleagues and industry heads within Dermatology and any other areas of interest. 

As a member of the RSM, you will be presented with a certificate of membership and a membership card which also allows you access to our building in London, UK. You will also have access to over 50 reciprocal clubs worldwide. All you will need is a letter of introduction from our membership team.

Once registered with the Dermatology area of interest, you will receive monthly updates from the section with relevant events and other resources, RSM member newsletters highlighting helpful content such as tutorials and sessions on how to effectively use databases and improve writing skills.

Access a 15% discount when you sign up to become an RSM member. Select Overseas from the dropdown list then use code ABD15 at the checkout.

Please note this offer is only applicable to new customers and excludes Student membership and our standard terms and conditions apply. If you have a specific question regarding your membership, please contact our Membership Team via email:

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For working doctors and consultants (FY1 to ST8), retired doctors, and those holding senior management positions in medicine or healthcare.



For scientists and other professionals with a proven interest (or role) in the healthcare sector, but who do not hold a medical qualification.


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We have reciprocal club arrangements in place all over the globe for our members who regularly travel overseas, with clubs in  Australia, India, the USA, Canada  and Sri Lanka to name a few.  

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A dynamic clinical resource designed to give fast clinically relevant answers from Elsevier’s vast medical and surgical collection of books, journals, videos and images.

The ClinicalKey app helps clinicians get fast access to evidence-based, peer reviewed information to improve speed to accurate diagnosis and treatment. Features include an intuitive search with auto-suggestion, the ability to bookmark and save items as well as access to full-text books, journals, guidelines and media.

The app is available to download on Apple and Android. After you download the app, you will need to sign in with your ClinicalKey login. 

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In addition to your RSM benefits, you can also enjoy a range of savings and other privileges from our specially selected partners.

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Use BrowZine to browse the e-journals that are available to you as an RSM member. You can use it to create a bookshelf of the journals you are interested in and keep up to date with the latest issues, save articles for future reading, to name a few.

BrowZine can be used on your computer or you can download the app to use on Apple and Android devices.

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