About this section

The Epidemiology & Public Health Section’s purpose is to study the occurrence and character of diseases in populations and the means for their prevention.

Upcoming events

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Empathy in healthcare: Practice, teaching and design

Jointly organised by the Oxford Empathy Programme, delegates will learn about the role and importance of empathy in healthcare from current research, education, policy, practice and patient perspectives.

  • Price £35 - £142
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Epidemiology & Public Health Section: Young Epidemiologists Prize


  • First prize: £250

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Any medical and non-medical epidemiologist or public health practitioner under the age of 40 years.

Application guidelines

Submit a 1,000-word paper addressing a public health issue which relates to a project conducted. Your paper should include an introduction, methodology used and results, discussion headings and a conclusion.

Submission closed

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.


Dr Gabriel Scally