About this section

The Urology Section’s purpose is to provide a forum to promote the study and practice of Urology to all healthcare professionals and their students. The aim of the academic programme is to help members and guests provide excellent care for their patients and support for their colleagues. The Section's activities provide a strong peer network supporting members personal development through informal mentorship. The Section maintains links with many organisations in the UK and overseas giving opportunities to teach and learn in a variety of settings.

Upcoming events

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President's address: A century not out

The President's Address is the traditional opening of the new Urology Section sessions and acts as a prelude to the academic programme. This year we celebrate the RSM Urology Section's 100th Anniversary. 

  • Price RSM members: FREE, non-members: £10 - £40
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Benign prostate diseases

This meeting will focus exclusively on benign prostatic conditions, often neglected due to the deserved attention devoted to prostate cancer. A black-tie dinner will be held after the meeting at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Winter short papers meeting: Innovation in urology

Join us as we showcase innovative clinical projects in UK urology. 

 

  • Price RSM members: FREE, non-members: £10 - £45
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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A career in urology

Are you an undergraduate student or junior doctor with an interest in urology? This one-day training course will provide an insight into urology as a potential career choice, with key lectures from internationally renowned consultant surgeons and workshops providing unique access to skills equipment. 

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Prizes

Urology Section: A career in urology – poster prize

Prize

12-month free print and online subscription to the Journal of Clinical Urology and certificate

Submission deadline

Sunday 8 December 2019

Open to

 Medical students and doctors not yet in core or specialist training    

Application guidelines

Medical students and foundation doctors are invited to submit an abstract no more than 250 words relating to the subject of urology. Successful applicants will then be selected to showcase their poster at the Career in Urology event, Saturday 11 January 2020, for the chance to win the prize.

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Urology Section: Malcolm Coptcoat Spring Short Papers Prize and the Baus Academic Research Prize

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Smith's Urology BAUS academic research prize: £750

Submission deadline

Sunday 9 February 2020

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract about your own work; all subjects will be considered. Successful applicants will then be selected to present at the RSM Urology and Baus Section of Academic Urology joint meeting on Monday 6 April 2020. 

Malcolm Coptcoat Spring Short Papers Prize sponsored by the Malcolm Coptcoat Trust.

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Urology Section: Professor Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Smith's Urology

Submission deadline

Sunday 29 March 2020

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on a urological topic. It does not have to be on original research but on a topic or study to which you have made a personal contribution.

The prize has an emphasis on the quality of the presentation style and the method of communicating the topic, rather than the factual content of the presentation.

Successful applicants will be invited to present their papers at the 'President's day: Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize, state of the art lecture and AGM' taking place Friday 22 May 2020. 

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Urology Section: Secretary’s Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £200 plus an RSM certificate

Submission deadline

Sunday 29 March 2020

Meeting date

Friday 22 May 2020

Open to

All pre-SpRs training grades

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on either a high-quality urological audit, a novel work on service improvement or an organisational change within urology. The best abstracts will be presented as posters at the President's Day.

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Urology Section: Winter Short Papers Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2,000 towards attending the Urology Section overseas winter meeting
  • Second prize: Campbell’s Urology and RSM certificate
  • Third prize: Smith’s Urology and RSM certificate

Submission deadline

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Open to

UK-based Urology Specialty or urologically inspired core surgical trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic such as latest academic or clinical research topics, interesting case collections in the context of diagnosis and management or audit projects and their application to urological practice. 

Submissions must not have been presented previously at any national or international meeting.

Apply here

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

Mr Michael Dinneen

President-Elect

Justin Vale