About this section

The aim of the Nephrology Section is to promote knowledge and understanding of nephrology and to keep medical professions up to date with nephrology and renal issues.

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 Stephen McAdoo
President
Dr Ellie Asgari
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming nephrology events and webinars

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

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Webinar

The Geriatric Nephrology Symposium 2021

The inaugural Royal Society of Medicine Geriatric Nephrology Symposium will support healthcare professionals to deliver evidence-based care for older people living with advanced chronic kidney disease...
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Live Stream

Live Stream: Vasculitis: From cell to service

This two-day hybrid event is a collaboration between the Nephrology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and UKIVAS. The event will provide updates on UKIVAS group activities along with clinical ...

Prizes & awards

Nephrology Section: David Oliveira Medical Student Award

Prize

  • First prize: £200

Submission deadline

To be confirmed

Open to

Any students in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

The section invites medical students to submit clinical abstracts in the area of clinical research, case series or individual case histories. Clinical cases or pedigrees should demonstrate novel clinical findings, illustrate classic conditions in new or unusual ways, and illuminate or expand knowledge concerning physiology, cell biology, genetics, radiology, or molecular mechanisms. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words.

Submissions will be shortlisted for oral presentation at a Section meeting.  The prize of £200 will be awarded to the best 15 minute presentation, with an additional five minutes of discussion at the presentation meeting

Submission closed

Nephrology Section: Images in Nephrology Award

Prize

  • First prize: £200

Submission deadline

To be confirmed

Open to

Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

This award supports the visual representation and communication of renal medicine. Images representing nephrology in regard to diagnostic procedures (renal histology), interventional radiology, basic science or clinical settings should be submitted in jpeg format (and no larger than 410MB). 

The winning image will be announced at a Nephrology meeting.

Submission closed

Nephrology Section: Rosemarie Baillod Clinical Award

Prize

  • First prize: £200

Submission deadline

To be confirmed

Open to

Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines 

Trainees and research fellows are invited to submit clinical abstracts in the area of clinical research, case series or individual case histories. Clinical cases or pedigrees should demonstrate novel clinical findings, illustrate classic conditions in new or unusual ways, and illuminate or expand knowledge concerning physiology, cell biology, genetics, radiology, or molecular mechanisms. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words. 

Submissions will be shortlisted for oral presentation at a Section meeting.  The prize of £200 will be awarded to the best 15 minute presentation.

Submission closed

Nephrology Section: Stewart Cameron Science Award

Prize

  • First prize: £200

Submission deadline

To be confirmed

Open to

Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

The prize is for the best presentation of a research project in clinical or basic science. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words. 
Submissions will be shortlisted for oral presentation at a Section meeting. The prize of £200 will be awarded to the best 15 minute presentation.

Submission closed

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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