About this section

The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section’s aim is to provide a world-class educational programme in all aspects of this speciality to keep individuals abreast of the innovations constantly occurring within their discipline.

Webinar series: Advances in...

The Oral and Maxillofacial Section has a webinar series that is broadcast monthly. These webinars will be a deep dive into different sections of Maxillofacial surgery to find out what's new. These webinars will be available to access later online by those who have registered but cannot be present for the live broadcast. Check out and book the webinars below.

This webinar series is free for RSM members.

UMAX 2024

The long-running annual UMAX conference showcases Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as a speciality and as a postgraduate career choice. The day brings together aspiring surgeons, trainees and senior consultants for interactive lectures, hands-on workshops, problem-based learning, prize presentations and networking. Scroll down to find out more. 

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.

Apply here

Mr Ashraf Messiha
Mr Jahrad Haq
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming oral and maxillofacial surgery events

View all events and webinars being run by the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section.

Prizes and awards

Short paper prize

UMAX poster prize

UMAX essay prize 

John Langdon prize

See all live prizes and awards

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For those studying medicine, dentistry or another healthcare-related subject, who are on their way to becoming a qualified medical or healthcare professional.