About this section

The Coloproctology Section’s purpose is the promotion of the study of diseases of the rectum and colon by the reading and discussion of papers and by the exhibition and examination of clinical cases, specimens, instruments and appliances.

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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Professor Susan Clark
President
Professor Steven R Brown
President Elect
Mr Henry Tilney
Honorary Secretary
Mr Janindra Warusavitarne
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming coloproctology events and webinars

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

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St Peter's 9th winter colorectal meeting

For its 9th year, the annual colorectal winter meeting usually held at St Peter's Chertsey will be taking place in a webinar format. This webinar brings you an opportunity to present and listen to sel...
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Live stream: John of Arderne Prize and Presidential Address

Join this live stream of the prestigious John of Arderne prize for a chance to hear surgical trainees and medical students present their colorectal research papers, followed by the annual Presidential...
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John of Arderne Prize and Presidential Address

Join us for the prestigious John of Arderne prize for a chance to hear surgical trainees and medical students present their colorectal research papers, followed by the annual Presidential Address. If ...
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Prizes & awards

Coloproctology Section: John of Arderne Medal

Prize

The John of Arderne medal and a travelling fellowship to the following year's overseas meeting in Western Australia

Submission deadline

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Meeting date

Wednesday 27 January 2021

Open to

All coloproctology and surgery trainees and medical students

Application guidelines

This award is made annually to recipients selected by the Council of the Coloproctology Section for the best research paper presented at a Section meeting. Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work and must not exceed 200 words.

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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 in a healthcare-related subject, in the UK or overseas. 

Student