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Press note: 21 October 2021

Tuesday 26 October: 6.00pm to 7.45pm – Livestream

At this year’s RSM Dangoor lecture, Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter will explore how statistical evidence has been communicated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the extent to which it was intended to persuade rather than inform.

For a free press pass email media@rsm.ac.uk or call the Royal Society of Medicine Media Office on 07785 182732.

Wednesday 27 October: 6.00pm to 7.30pm – Livestream

The unique contribution made by Leonardo da Vinci to the understanding of human anatomy, and how this can be applied to contemporary clinical practice, will be explored during this event by brothers Professor Michel Farthing, academic physician, and Professor Stephen Farthing, artist and art historian. 

For a free press pass email media@rsm.ac.uk or call the Royal Society of Medicine Media Office on 07785 182732.

Thursday 28 October: 12.30pm to 1.15pm – Webinar

The guest at this webinar will be the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Chair of the Health and Social Care Select Committee. Under discussion will be the report published last week on the government’s COVID-19 response, public criticism of scientific advisers and their protection, and GP funding this winter.

Follow this link to register free on Zoom

Other news 

The RSM has launched a new five-year strategy. Centring around a vision of better healthcare for better lives, the strategy sets out the RSM’s plans to ensure it remains the leading voice on medicine and healthcare, inspiring and supporting healthcare professionals. Follow this link to read more about the RSM’s mission to share learning and support innovation. 

 

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