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RSM Engage member magazine

September 2022

Welcome to the September 2022 issue of RSM Engage, our latest collection of news and features for members of the Royal Society of Medicine. Publication of this issue was delayed out of respect for our Patron, Queen Elizabeth II. You can read our tribute to Her Majesty The Queen and learn about the Royal Family’s involvement with the RSM.

Mary Bishop

Professor Mary Bishop: first 100 days as RSM Director of Learning

Professor Mary Bishop talks about her vision for the evolution of the RSM’s renowned education programme.


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Hypertension inequalities feature promo

With health data at our fingertips, why don’t we know our blood pressure?

Technology has put vast swathes of personal health data at our fingertips. We can monitor our weight, track exercise, measure sleep, count calories, so why don’t we routinely check our blood pressure? 

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Graham Duguid - Promo

Spotlight on the Ophthalmology Section

Incoming President Mr Graham Duguid talks about his fascination with the specialty.

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Poor must not shoulder responsibility for reducing healthcare carbon emissions Promo

Poor must not shoulder responsibility for reducing healthcare carbon emissions

The pursuit of net zero healthcare risks targeting the poor and exacerbating existing unfair heath inequalities unless careful consideration is given to the re-allocation of healthcare resources.

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George Adams - promo

This much I’ve learnt: George Adams

George Adams describes how dance movement psychotherapy can help people living with Parkinson’s and dementia.

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Society news

Library - people studying

Coming up at the RSM this autumn…

This autumn, discover the opportunities to support your professional development and extend your networks with the RSM’s programme of meetings and resources.

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Clinical masterclass - promo

First surgical masterclass with Cleveland Clinic takes place

The free event on 1 September 2022 was the first in a series of five surgical masterclasses in partnership with Cleveland Clinic.

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Delftware Donation - Promo

RSM Library unveils gift of English Delftware apothecary jars

Read about the fascinating collection of English Delftware apothecary jars recently donated to the RSM Library.

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Special member offers

Your membership of the RSM gives you access to a valuable portfolio of discounts and other perks, designed with demanding lives in mind. You will need to sign into the website to access these offers, using the email address you used to sign up as a member.

Not yet a member? Become a member and enjoy a range of benefits that will help you professionally and personally. Find out more about RSM membership.

Currensea debit card promo

The RSM is pleased to partner with Currensea, the free to use direct debit travel card that gives back.

Currensea provides an alternative to your regular bank debit card, helping you save whilst abroad by removing the bank fees. Plus you can support the Royal Society of Medicine by sharing some of your holiday bank fee savings.

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Missed an issue?

Catch up on news, opinions and information about the Royal Society of Medicine's activities by exploring previous issues of RSM Engage.

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