About this section

The Open Section’s purpose is to act as an open channel of communication between medical and other health professionals, as well as others concerned with issues relating to health and health service provision.

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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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: Health and ancestry

This event will give you a comprehensive view of the direct to consumer genetic tests available and their implications. Through lectures from renowned specialists as well as lively debates, you will be well informed of the benefits and risks of ancestry and health tests.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Giving voice to suffering - a multidisciplinary enquiry

Join us as we listen to the voices of patients, their advocates and distinguished academics who have delved deeply into the meaning and many aspects of suffering.

  • Location Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9LQ, United Kingdom
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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.

President

Dr Paquita de Zulueta (ending March 2020) / Dr Robina Shah (commencing March 2020)