Mimi Malhotra talks about the inequalities in social and built environments from postcode to postcode, their impact on health and how this became the focus of her work when she joined the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme.
Welcome to the June issue of RSM Engage, the digital magazine for members of the Royal Society of Medicine.
In this issue, infectious diseases and microbiology specialist registrar Dr Sarah Filson talks about her time as an RSM Trustee as she concludes her term as Trainee representative on the Society’s Council; and our Day in the life of… series continues with Dr Mimi Malhotra who talks about life as a clinical fellow during her 12-month stint with the Health Foundation.
Two recent guests at the RSM’s In Conversation Live webinar series, senior health leader Mark Britnell and former England and Arsenal football player Tony Adams, offer different perspectives on their contributions to healthcare; and ahead of his participation at an important RSM event exploring long Covid, physiotherapist Dr David McWilliams describes the reality of life on the wards looking after the complex needs of these patients.
There’s a glimpse inside the world of preparing for extreme and elite sport events, and in the latest commentary published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, a group of population health, demographic, epidemiology and behavioural scientists propose an approach to tackling the behavioural and socio-demographic factors behind vaccine hesitancy.
Former RSM President Mr B Sethia explains what it means to him to join the distinguished ranks of RSM Honorary Fellows and in other Society News there’s an update on the recent re-election of Professor Nik Patel as Chairman of the Academic Board.
The next issue of RSM Engage will be out in the summer. In the meantime, we hope you can spend some time reading these latest updates from the RSM community.
Former RSM President Mr B Sethia reflects on what it means to join the distinguished ranks of RSM Honorary Fellows.
Sarah Filson on her career, time on the RSM Council and dealing with imposter syndrome.
Cardiologist Professor Nik Patel to continue playing a lead role in education and learning at the RSM.
Two conversations, two significant contributions to health and wellbeing. Mark Britnell and Tony Adams share their life experiences with RSM members.
Experts offer their advice on the importance of a good sports bra, taking the time to prepare and the boosting qualities of a packet of Haribos.
The reluctance or refusal to accept Covid-19 vaccinations can be tackled by a five-pronged strategy to addressing the behavioural and socio-demographic factors behind vaccine hesitancy.