About this event

  • Date and time Fri 6 May 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:35pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Otology

The presidential address is a traditional feature of the RSM academic year. The president will describe his journey from medical student to consultant, while the travelling professor will talk about his research interests and how they have influenced his clinical practice.  

The meeting will outline the president’s journey to an otological consultant and give the travelling professor the opportunity to explore some of the genetic backgrounds of ear disease.

We hope you will join us in person for this event but if you are unable you can sign up for the live stream version here.

During this session, you will:

  • Look at the various events that shape a career 
  • Learn about the genetic basis of ear disease 
  • Look at how this has affected treatment options 

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The Otology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd, Medtronic, NSK United Kingdom Ltd & Severn Healthcare Technologies LTD and Oticon Medical for their valued support of the 2021 to 2022 Academic Programme.

Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.


Early bird pricing available until 24 March 2022.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£84.00 £50.00 £50.00 £50.00 £26.00


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Lunch (pre-registration required)
Registration for the afternoon session
Welcome and introduction
Presidential address: The accidental otologist 

Mr Jeremy Lavy, Consultant Otologist, Royal National Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, University College London Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break
RSM visiting Professor: Sparking the otologic knife - chasing genes, peaks and troughs

Professor Per Caye-Thomasen, Otologist, Neuro-otologist and Senior Skull Base Surgeon, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark

Close of meeting
Drinks reception



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

Disclaimer: All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 12:00am on 5 May 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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

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