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.

Dilemmas in aortic dissection - webinar series

This series of webinars will explore challenges in the management of acute aortic syndromes. Current debates and discussions over the extent of operation in certain acute type A aortic dissection scenarios will be addressed. Plus, join us in these webinars for a chance to assess the different management strategies side by side and to be involved in the interactive Q&A sessions after each session.

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.

Mr Aziz Momin
President
Mr Mark Jones
President Elect
Mr Jonathan Andrew Jeremy Hyde
Honorary Secretary
Mr Stephen Rooney
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming cardiothoracic events and webinars

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

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Acute aortic dissection and other syndromes

This is the first episode in the series by RSM Cardiothoracic section: Dilemmas in the acute aortic dissection. This first webinar will join experts to explore the diagnostic challenges and treatment ...
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Extent of operation in acute type A aortic dissection

This is the second episode in the series by RSM Cardiothoracic section: Dilemmas in the acute aortic dissection. In this webinar, two prominent speakers in the field will address two different ways of...
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Malperfusion syndromes in acute aortic dissection

In this webinar, a debate will address what the optimal management strategy is for a patient presenting with acute type A aortic dissection that is complicated by malperfusion syndrome. Two views will...
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Difficult decisions in heart valve surgery: An evidence-based approach

With the advent of transcatheter technology to treat heart valve disease, an increasing proportion of patients referred for surgical management will be higher risk and have complex disease - i.e invol...
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Prizes & awards

Cardiothoracic Section: Case Presentation Prize

Prize

  • Oral presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of champagne
  • Poster presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of wine

Submission deadline

15 April 2021

Open to

All pre-clinical and clinical cardiothoracic students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a case presentation. The abstract can include figures, diagrams and scans. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their paper at a Cardiothoracic meeting.

Apply here

Cardiology Section: President's Prize

Prize

  • First prize:  £1,000 
  • Second prize: £500 

Submission deadline 

31st March 2020

Open to  

Cardiology trainees (ST3 and upwards) who have received all or part of their training in the United Kingdom. The applicant must either be currently engaged in full-time cardiovascular research or be no later than 1 year following award of a research degree by the submission deadline. 

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on a subject which represents original research in cardiology. For applicants who have been awarded a research degree, proof of the date of award will be required. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work on 26th May 2020 at the RSM.

Apply here

Join the RSM today

Become a member today and get discounted rates on our education programme.

Fellow

For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.

Fellow

Associate

For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership. 

Associate

Student

For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification at an approved UK university. 

Student