About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Oct 2023 from 9:00am to 3:45pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Endocrinology and Diabetes

Join us in-person to hear experts in their fields examine the latest updates in endocrinology and diabetes in 2023.

Speakers will highlight what has recently been shown to influence practice and how this can change management, with frequent panel discussions throughout the event enabling tricky issues and practical points to be explored.

Additionally, participants will learn from specialists about new publications, examine data from clinical trials and basic science and their effect on current management, and gain an update on treatment strategies.

Benefits of attending:

  • Know about recent important publications
  • Enhance your knowledge on management of pregnancy and fertility challenges associated with endocrine disorders
  • Learn about new treatments available in metabolic disease
  • Ensure up to date knowledge on treatment of common endocrine conditions such as thyroid, pituitary disease, diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis 


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We would like to thank our sponsor Pfizer for their support of this meeting.
Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.


Standard pricing available until 11 October 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£176.00 £105.00 £105.00 £55.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Miles Levy, Consultant Endocrinologist, The University Hospital of Leicester and Dr Helen Turner, Consultant in Endocrinology, The Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session 1

 Emerging data on the risks and benefits of testosterone in men 

Dr Channa Jayasena, Reader and Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Imperial College London

Interactive questions and answers
What’s new in basic science? 

Dr Paul Foster, Associate Professor in Cancer Endocrinology, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham

Interactive questions and answers
What’s new in fertility / fertility preservation?

Dr Melanie Davies, Consultant in Reproductive Medicine, University College London

Interactive questions and answers
Tea and coffee break

Session 2

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus 

Professor Helen Murphy, Clinical Professor in Medicine, Diabetes and Antenatal Care, University of East Anglia

Interactive questions and answers
What’s new in investigation of tricky hypoglycaemia 

Professor Robert Semple, Chair of Translational Molecular Medicine, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The University of Edinburgh

Interactive questions and answers

Session 3

What’s new in management of pituitary and adrenal disease? 

Professor William Drake, Consultant Physician and Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, St Bartholomew's Hospital

Interactive questions and answers
Deprescribing in endocrinology – practical guidance 

Professor Karim Meeran, Deputy Director of Medical Education and Lead Clinician for Endocrinology, Imperial College London 

Interactive questions and answers
Measuring steroids: Why the how, what, when and where really matters

Dr Angela Taylor, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham

Interactive questions and answers
Close of meeting

Drinks reception


Pfizer 2023


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 11 October 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Domus reception

While you’re attending this event

Stay in the comfort of our hotel, Domus Medica, or hire one of our private dining rooms to socialise with your peers.

RSM members enjoy access to our enviable club facilities. For more information, please contact our team at domus@rsm.ac.uk or restaurant@rsm.ac.uk.

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