About this section

The Emergency Medicine Section’s purpose is to promote high standards of all aspects of accident and emergency practice.

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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Dr Laurence Fitton
President
Dr Fleur Cantle
President Elect

Upcoming emergency medicine events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Emergency Medicine Section.

There are no future events currently planned by this section

Prizes & awards

Emergency Medicine section: Innovation in ED education

Prize

  • £100 will be awarded to the best three applications.

Submission deadline

3 April 2022

Meeting date

Friday 24 June 2022

Open to

Students, nurses and doctors all grades working in Emergency Departments

Application guidelines

The aim of this prize is to recognise and promote educational initiatives in Emergency Departments.

The top 3 entrants will be invited to deliver a presentation on their initiative at a designated Emergency Medicine Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine. 

• Submissions should be no longer than 300 words. 
• The project should have been led or a substantial contribution to the project made by the entrant.

Entrants will submit the answers to the following three questions on their project/initiative.

1.      Describe the project, its implementation, and your role in that implementation.
2.      What were the barriers to implementation and how were these overcome?
3.      What impact has your project/initiative had on the department?

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Emergency Medicine Section: Students’ Prize

Prize

  • £1 x £250 and one year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline

3 April 2022

Meeting date 

Friday 24 June 2022

Open to

Medical students

Application guidelines

This prize is to contribute towards the cost of an elective abroad, with the intention of gaining experience in the practice of emergency medicine. Applications should provide details of the proposed elective abroad in no more than 1000 words. Applications should be accompanied by a current CV.

After returning from the elective, the winner will be invited to give a presentation at one of the Section's meetings.

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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