About this section

The Cardiothoracic Section’s purpose is the cultivation and promotion of cardiac, vascular and thoracic medicine and surgery and the branches of science connected with them.

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.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Mr Mark Jones
Professor Prakash Punjabi
President Elect
Mr Luke Christopher Holland
Honorary Secretary
Professor Farah Naz Kausar Bhatti
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming cardiothoracic events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Cardiothoracic Section.

CTSO1 - Promo

Surgical management of heart failure

Join us for this invaluable conference where we will consider current practice, recent developments and future possibilities in surgical treatment for heart failure. The role of conventional cardiac s...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Student prizes & awards

Prizes and awards

Cardiothoracic case presentation prize
Open in June and November

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