About this section

The Urology Section’s purpose is to provide a forum to promote the study and practice of Urology to all healthcare professionals and their students. The aim of the academic programme is to help members and guests provide excellent care for their patients and support for their colleagues.


The Section's activities provide a strong peer network supporting members personal development through informal mentorship. The Section maintains links with many organisations in the UK and overseas giving opportunities to teach and learn in a variety of settings.

The Urology Section webinar series

The Urology Section has a webinar series that is broadcast weekly on Friday afternoons at 2:00pm. 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.


We would like to thank The Urology Foundation and The Hadley Trust for their generous support enabling free access to this webinar for trainees.

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

Section Council members

Section events 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.

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Professor Justin Vale
President
Professor Seshadri Sriprasad
President Elect
Mr Christian Timothy David Brown
Honorary Secretary
Mr James Green
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming urology events and webinars

View all events being run by the Urology Section.

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Webinar

Neurourology 1: Neuro-anatomy and physiology

This webinar is based on the trainee curriculum and focuses on neuro-anatomy and physiology relevant to urological practice. Together with Neurourology 2, planned for the 11th December, this webinar m...
  • Price Free for trainees
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Webinar

The virtual prostate cancer MDT meeting

With recent improvements in prostate cancer diagnostics, focal therapy has assumed increasing acceptance as a treatment option in many urology departments. This virtual MDT will review a number of rea...
  • Price Free for trainees
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Adolescent gender dysphoria: What is the evidence for medical interventions

Please note: This event is postponed from Friday 19 June 2020 to Wednesday 9 December 2020 . Apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. This meeting will explore the evidence for interventi...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Prizes & awards

Urology Section: Malcolm Coptcoat Spring Short Papers Prize and the Baus Academic Research Prize

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Smith's Urology BAUS academic research prize: £750

Submission deadline

Sunday 16 February 2020

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract about your own work; all subjects will be considered. Successful applicants will then be selected to present at the RSM Urology and Baus Section of Academic Urology joint meeting on Monday 6 April 2020. 

Malcolm Coptcoat Spring Short Papers Prize sponsored by the Malcolm Coptcoat Trust.

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Urology Section: Professor Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology overseas winter scientific meeting in the next academic session or Smith's Urology

Submission deadline

Monday 13 July 2020

Meeting date

TBC

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on a urological topic. It does not have to be on original research but on a topic or study to which you have made a personal contribution.

The prize has an emphasis on the quality of the presentation style and the method of communicating the topic, rather than the factual content of the presentation.

Apply here

Urology Section: Winter Short Papers Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2,000 towards attending the Urology Section overseas winter meeting
  • Second prize: Campbell’s Urology and RSM certificate
  • Third prize: Smith’s Urology and RSM certificate

Submission deadline

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Open to

UK-based Urology Specialty or urologically inspired core surgical trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic such as latest academic or clinical research topics, interesting case collections in the context of diagnosis and management or audit projects and their application to urological practice. 

Submissions must not have been presented previously at any national or international meeting.

Apply here

Urology Section: Secretary’s Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £200 plus an RSM certificate

Submission deadline

Monday 13 July 2020

Meeting date

TBC

Open to

All pre-SpRs training grades

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on either a high-quality urological audit, a novel work on service improvement or an organisational change within urology. The best abstracts will be presented as posters at the President's Day.

Apply here

Library resources

Access Library resources that are available for the Urology Section.

Urology titles in the RSM Library

List of titles held by the RSM Library.

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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

Thank you to our sponsors

We would like to thank The Urology Foundation and The Hadley Trust for their generous support enabling free access to this webinar for trainees.

The Urology Foundation 2020