About this section

The Medical Genetics Section’s purpose is to facilitate cross-specialty education, integration and progress in the field of genetic medicine and to provide insight into and promote recent advances in genetic medicine as a cross-cutting discipline.

The genetics of… - webinar series

The genetics of… series has been developed following feedback from delegates attending the Genetics of COVID-19 webinars over the last few weeks. Presented by the Medical Genetics section of the Royal Society of Medicine, this series of talks will focus on the role of genetics in different areas of health and well-being.

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.

Complete the application form

Dr Jonathan Luke Temple
Honorary Secretary
Dr Eleanor Cartwright
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming medical genetics events

View all events and webinars being run by the Medical Genetics Section.

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Artificial intelligence in genomic medicine

This half-day webinar aims to teach doctors the principles and emerging applications of Artificial Intelligence in the specialty of Genomic Medicine. Join world-renowned experts as they lead exciting ...
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The genetics of consanguinity and inherited risk

This webinar aims to explore the issues and management of risks related to endogamy and consanguinity and will highlight new advances in pre-natal screening protocols. Consanguineous marriage is still...
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Update on cancer genetics, epigenetics and resulting therapeutics

Join us to understand how critically important the genetic and epigenetic changes in cancer are for disease biology and novel treatments. Learning objectives include: The role of genetic and epigeneti...
  • Price £24 - £141
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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The unusual suspects: Rare disease in everyday medicine

Medics 4 Rare Diseases and the RSM bring together a faculty of top speakers to explore how rare diseases are relevant in everyday clinical medicine. At this unique annual meeting, we will hear from pa...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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

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