Section archives

The RSM archive encompasses records from each of the RSM’s Sections since their formation. Records cover council and meeting minutes, attendance books, programmes, membership lists, correspondence and abstracts.

Unless noted below, the activities of the Section continues today.

For further information, please contact library@rsm.ac.uk.

  Formed Disbanded
Anaesthesia 1908  
Balneological and Climatological 1909 1931
Cardiology 2005  
Cardiothoracic 1991  
Catastrophes & Conflict 1999  2016
Clinical 1907  
Clinical Haemorheology
(merged with Angiology Forum and Venous Forum)
1982 1996
Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine 1988  
Clinical Immunology and Allergy 1965  
Clinical Neurosciences
(formerly Neurology)
1997  

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

(merged with Pharmaceutical Medicine & Research 1998)
1987 1998
Coloproctology
(formerly Proctology 1913-1983)
1913  
Communication in Healthcare
(formerly Medical Communication 1984 - 2000)
1984 2007
Comparative Medicine 1923  
Computers in Medicine 1989 1997
Critical Care Medicine 2007  
Dermatology 1907  
Electro-Therapeutics
(became Radiology, see also Radiology and Physical Medicine)
1907 1931

Emergency Medicine

(formerly Accident & Emergency Medicine)
1987  
Endocrinology & Diabetes
(formerly Endocrinology)
1946  
Epidemiology & Public Health
(Epidemiology 1907-1913; Epidemiology & State Medicine 1913 - 1952; Epidemiology & Preventative Medicine 1952-1974; Epidemiology & Community Medicine 1974-1990)
1907  
Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics
(see Therapeutics & Pharmacology 1907-1943 - joined Medicine to form Medicine, Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics 1973-1987)
1943 1973
Food & Health 1984  
General Practice with Primary Health Care
(formerly known as General Practice 1950-2003)
1950  
Geriatrics & Gerontology 1991  
History of Medicine 1912  
Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine
(preciously Mental & Dental Hypnosis 1978-1987)
1988  
Intellectual Disability
(formerly Mental Retardation 1984 - 1993, Learning Disability1993 - 2005)
1984  
Laryngology & Rhinology
(formerly Section of Laryngology 1907-1993)
1907  
Library (Scientific Research)
(became Pharmaceutical Medicine & Research)
1956 1994
Measurement in Medicine 1963 2000
Medicine
(became Medicine, Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics until abolished in 1987)
1907 1973
Medical Education 1966 1982
Medical Genetics 2002  

Medicine

(became Medicine, Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics)
1907 1973
Medicine, Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics
(see also Medicine Section & Therapeutics and Pharmacological Section)
1973 1987
Nephrology 1994  
Neurology
(became Clinical Neurosciences 1977)
1907 1997
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1907  
Occupational Medicine 1964  
Odontology 1907  
Oncology 1970  
Open 1974  
Ophthalmology 1912  
Orthopaedics 1913  
Otology 1907  
Paediatrics and Child Health
(previously known as Study of Disease 1908-1946; Paediatrics 1946-1999)
1908  
Palliative Care 1996  
Pathology 1907  
Pharmaceutical Medicine & Research
(previously Library - Scientific Research)
1994  2016
Plastic Surgery 1967  
Proctology
(see Coloproctology)
1913 1983
Psychiatry 1912  
Quality in Healthcare (formerly Medical audit and accountability)    
Radiology
(formerly Electro-Therapeutics)
1931  
Respiratory Medicine 1991  
Rheumatology & Rehabilitation 1931  
Sexuality & Sexual Health (Formerly Sexual Health & Reproductive Medicine (2000 - 2007) and Sexual Medicine & Family planning 1986 - 2000) 1986  
Sleep Medicine (formerly Sleep & its Disorders) 1998  
Sport & Exercise Medicine (Formerly Sports Medicine) 1994  
Surgery 1907  
Telemedicine & eHealth 1997  
Therapeutics & Pharmacology
(Experimental Medicine & Therapeutics)
1907 1943
Transplantation 1994 2011
Tropical Medicine Section 1912 1936
United Services
(Previously known as War Section 1919-1929)
1929  
Urology Section 1920  
Vascular Medicine
(Formerly Angiology)
1987  
Venous 1983  
War Section
(Became United Services)
1919 1929