About this section

The Laryngology & Rhinology Section’s purpose is to report and discuss the current practice and advances in the specialties of Laryngology and Rhinology.

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. This Council is not currently looking for any new Council members. When vacancies arise, an application form will be made available on this page.

Mr Guri Sandhu
President
Mr Michael Jeo-Ming Kuo
President Elect
Mr Chadwan Al Yaghchi
Honorary Secretary
Mr James O'Hara
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming laryngology and rhinology events

View all events and webinars being run by the Laryngology & Rhinology Section.

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Diseases of the larynx and pharynx

This event will teach doctors various aspects of diagnosis, decision making and treatment of dysphagia via the Laryngology & Rhinology Section Presidential address and The RSM Visiting Professor l...
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  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Prizes & awards

Laryngology & Rhinology Section: Short Paper and Poster Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £250 and a year’s free RSM membership
  • Second prize: £100 and a year’s free RSM membership
  • Poster prize: £50 and a year’s free RSM membership

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All trainees and consultants within two years of appointment in the UK and Ireland.

Application guidelines

Submit a 150-word abstract on a chosen topic in laryngology and rhinology. Abstracts chosen for oral presentation will have the option of being published in the online version of The Journal of Laryngology and Otology (JLO). The overall winner can opt to have their whole paper printed.

Abstracts must comply with JLO guidelines:

  • Should be no longer than 150 words and should be structured  
  • Key words are used to index the article
  • Only the words appearing as Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in the supplement to Index Medicus may ordinarily be used

For full information please go to www.jlo.co.uk.

Papers not selected for oral presentation may be chosen for a poster presentation. 

Submission closed

Laryngology & Rhinology Section: Travel Grants

Prize

  • A grant of up to £100 towards attending a Laryngology & Rhinology meeting at the RSM.

Submission deadline

Applications will be accepted up to two weeks before each meeting.

Open to

Trainee RSM members with an interest in laryngology and rhinology who live more than 50 miles from the RSM.

Application guidelines

Applicants should submit a letter of no more than two A4 pages in length detailing their expenses and which Laryngology & Rhinology meeting they would like to attend and why.  

Email your application letter to: laryngology@rsm.ac.uk

Apply here

Laryngology & Rhinology Section: Rhinology Essay Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £1,000

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All trainees and consultants within two years of appointment in the UK and Ireland.

Application guidelines

Submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic: Advances in measuring the nasal airway.

Essays should be anonymous, and any references included are to be given in the Harvard style and only one paper may be submitted in any one year by an applicant.

Submission closed

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

Section Sponsors

The Laryngology & Rhinology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic for their valued support of the 2020-2021 Academic Programme.

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.