About this event

  • Date and time Mon 21 Sep 2020 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

*Please note this event has been cancelled.*

At this exciting multidisciplinary meeting, top speakers who are working in the 2020 Olympic games will share their experience and knowledge across the breadth of medical care provisions both before and during a major sport event.

The event will cover topics that include:

  • Novel doping methods and anti-doping techniques
  • Athlete health screening prior to competition, including respiratory health
  • Medical planning processed by games organisers
  • Common injuries seen in climbing, a new olympic sport
  • Medical care provided to athletes at the games

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Standard pricing available until 20 September 2020.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£58.00 £34.00 £34.00 £34.00 £18.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Key speakers

Professor Yannis Pitsiladis

University of Brighton - Speaking on novel gene doping detection methods

Dr James Hull

Royal Brompton Hospital - Speaking on respiratory screening of British athletes prior to the games

Dr David Zideman

International Olympic Committee, Medical and Scientific Games Group - Speaking on planning medical cover at Olympic and Paralympic games


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Registration, tea and coffee and drinks reception
Welcome and introduction
Respiratory screening

Dr James Hull, Royal Brompton Hospital 

Gene doping

Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, University of Brighton

Planning medical cover

Dr David Zideman, International Olympic Committe, Medical and Scientific Games Group 

Climbing injuries

Dr Gareth Jones

The role of the chief medical officer

Speaker tbc

Panel discussion
Close of meeting


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

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