Open Section 2018/2019 dates for your diary
09-Oct-18 Putting empathy into practice - book now
26-Nov-18 Learning together: Engaging and involving patients and the public in medical education - book now
12-Jun-19 Ethics and general practice meeting
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About this section
To act as an open channel of communication between medical and other health professionals, as well as others concerned with issues relating to health and health service provision.
Doctors, nurses, and a wide range of health professionals. Also welcomed: those with a professional interest in health matters, including ethicists, lawyers, journalists, academics, and managers from the private, public and voluntary sectors.
Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section council, led by the Section President.
Friday 21 September 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Well written stories in medicine from the perspective of doctors, nurses and patients or clinician-patients are hugely popular and provide a bridge between the profession and the public, as well as the opportunity to explore the ‘big issues’ in all our lives.
Day | Registration: 08:45 | Organised by: Open Section |
Region: London | Accreditation: 6 CPD Points Find out more
Tuesday 9 October 2018, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
This workshop will cover the theory and practice of empathy in healthcare, showing how individuals can enhance empathy in their own work and in their organisations, resulting in improved patient benefit, and clinician job satisfaction.
Day | Registration: 09:00 | Organised by: Open Section |
Region: London | Accreditation: CPD - Applied for Find out more
Visit RSM videos to view recently recorded lectures relevant to this Section
2nd IME Ethics Education after Medical School Symposium “Supporting the vulnerable practitioner”
This event will offer an opportunity for academics, educators and clinicians to better understand the purposes, nature, problems of, and good practice in postgraduate ethics education.
Friday 14 September 2018
Woburn House Conference Centre
T: +44 (0)20 7290 2984
Take a look at meeting reports from past Open Section meetings.see all reports