About this section

The purpose of the Dermatology Section is to provide educational events to share knowledge and experience on the management of complex dermatological cases.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Dr Christopher Charles Harland
President Elect
Dr Emma Benton
Honorary Secretary
Dr Katie Elizabeth Lacy
Honorary Secretary
Dr Helena Malhomme de la Roche
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming dermatology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Dermatology Section.

Eligibility for attending events

To attend a dermatology event, you need to have:

Full membership:

  1. Being a Consultant Dermatologist on the Specialist Register for Dermatology in the UK and Ireland OR
  2. By sponsorship of two members of the Dermatology Section for significant contributions to and good standing in dermatology and the profession

Associate membership:

  1. Holding a substantive approved post in Dermatology in the UK supported by two Consultant Dermatologist Members of the RSM OR
  2. Having a registrar training post in dermatology (trainee member) Associate members need to reapply every four years.

Download the Dermatology Section application form.

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Prizes & awards

Dermatology Section: Hugh Wallace Essay Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £250 

Submission deadline 

Sunday 28 June 2020

Webinar date

Thursday 17 September 2020

Open to 

Dermatology registrars. 

Application guidelines 

Submit a dermatology paper published in a peer-reviewed journal in the last 12 months.

Apply here

Dermatology Section: Hugh Wallace Registrars Prize 

Prize 

  • First prize: £150 

Submission deadline 

Submission closed

Open to 

Dermatology registrars who present at Dermatology meetings.

Application guidelines 

Prize will be awarded to dermatology registrars considered to have made an outstanding contribution to Dermatology Section meetings during the session preceding the year of the award.

Submission closed

Dermatology Section: Trainee Research Prize  

Prize 

  • First prize: £250

Submission deadline 

Sunday 28 June 2020

Webinar presentation date

Thursday 17 September 2020

Open to 

All dermatology trainees in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Newly qualified consultants whose research was completed as a trainee in the year before the submission date.

Application guidelines 

Applicants will submit summarising research of no more than 500 words that have been done while they were a dermatology trainee or within 1 year of becoming a consultant. The research can have been submitted to other meetings and can have been published in the year before the submission deadline.

Submissions will be shortlisted and the top 3 will be invited to present at the Septembers webinar. The best paper will win a prize of £250 and will be submitted for consideration for the RSM Wesleyan trainee of the year award.

Disclaimer: AbbVie has funded this prize by the provision of a grant to the RSM. The administration process and prize selection have been wholly undertaken by the RSM with no AbbVie involvement.

Apply here

Dermatology Section: Travel Grant for Trainees  

Prize

  • A grant up to £250 towards attending a dermatology meeting at the RSM

Submission deadline 

Three weeks before relevant meeting 

Open to 

Trainees who are presenting at a dermatology meeting at the RSM, who are usually based at a hospital at least 100 miles from the RSM. 

Application guidelines 

Applicants can be reimbursed for travel, accommodation and registration for the meeting up to £250.

Apply by email

Library resources

Access Library resources that are available for the Dermatology Section.

Dermatology titles in the RSM Library

List of titles held by the RSM Library.

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Join the RSM today

Become a member today and get discounted rates on our education programme.

Fellow

For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.

Fellow

Associate

For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership. 

Associate

Student

For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification at an approved UK university. 

Student