About this event

  • Date and time Mon 12 Nov 2018 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by RSM Professionals

For this special event, Stephen Fry, esteemed comedian, actor, writer, presenter, activist and expert storyteller visits the RSM to sit with our President Sir Simon Wessely to discuss medical stories and the public, including special interviews with best selling authors Dr Henry Marsh and Dr Rachel Clarke.

Don't miss your opportunity to learn from the experts about crafting medical stories for the public and how to effectively and meaningfully capture audience attention.

Key speakers

Dr Henry Marsh

Dr Marsh is a leading neurosurgeon and a pioneer of neurosurgical advances in Ukraine. He wrote the very candid and highly acclaimed memoirs Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain, and Admissions: A life in brain surgery.

Dr Rachel Clarke

Dr Rachel Clarke is an physician specialising in palliative care for the NHS, former war journalist, activist, and author of Your Life in My Hands: A Junior Doctor's Story


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Registration, tea and coffee

Professor Roger Kirby, Chairman Academic Board, Royal Society of Medicine and Consultant Urologist, London

In conversation with Mr Stephen Fry

Interviewed by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, President, Royal Society of Medicine

In conversation with Mr Henry Marsh and Dr Rachel Clarke

Interviewed by Professor Sir Simon Wessely and Mr Stephen Fry

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive, NICE

Drinks reception

All delegates welcome


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