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.

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. This Council is not currently looking for any new Council members. When vacancies arise, an application form will be made available on this page.

Professor Justin Vale
President
Mr James Green
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming urology events and webinars

View all events being run by the Urology Section.

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The expanding world of andrology: Best practice and current treatments

Stay in the comfort of our hotel, Domus Medica or hire one of our private dining rooms to socialise with your peers. For more information, please contact our team on domus@rsm.ac.uk. This hybrid event...
  • Price Free for trainees
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
Book Book
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Winter meeting, Andermatt, Switzerland

For over forty years the Urology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine has been holding educational meetings each winter, building on the expertise and depths of knowledge of its members and sharin...
  • Price Free to book
  • Location Radisson Blu Reussen, Andermatt, Bärengasse 1, Andermatt, 6490, Switzerland

Prizes & awards

Urology Section: Malcolm Coptcoat spring short papers prize

The Malcolm Coptcoat Prize was established in the early 2000s to celebrate the enormous contribution of Malcolm Coptcoat to British Urology during his relatively short professional career. He was a great innovator and a pioneer of laparoscopic urology in the UK.

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022 or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022 or Smith's Urology 

Submission deadline

26 January 2022

Meeting date

25 March 2022

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Please send a brief abstract of no more than 200 words summarising your work and demonstrating its potential clinical application. Please keep 25 March 2022 free for your presentation as judging will take place during the online event. Short-listed candidates will be asked to give a 7-minute presentation of their work.

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

Apply here

Urology: Professor Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2000 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022
  • Second prize: £750 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022 or Campbell’s Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022 or Smith’s Urology

Submission deadline

24 March 2022

Meeting date

20 May 2022

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Please send a brief abstract of no more than 200 words summarising your planned presentation. Please keep the afternoon of 20 May 2022 free for your presentation.

Short-listed candidates will give a 7-minute presentation on the afternoon of 20 May 2022 and respond to questions from the audience. Presentations should be limited to 8 slides and will be judged on their clarity and delivery. 

Apply here

Urology Section: Winter Short Papers Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2,000 to facilitate attendance at the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting or Smith's Urology

Submission deadline

15 October 2021

Meeting date

3 December 2021

Open to

UK-based Urology Specialty or urologically inspired core surgical trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic such as the 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.

Submission closed

Urology Section: Secretary’s Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £200 plus an RSM certificate

Submission deadline

24 March 2022

Meeting date

20 May 2022

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 Urology Section's 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