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The Royal Society of Medicine is one of the country's major providers of postgraduate medical education. Independent and apolitical, the RSM promotes an exchange of information and ideas on the science, practice and organisation of medicine. 

 

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In Conversation Live with David Sellu

David Sellu FRCS, distinguished Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, will be joining RSM President Professor Roger Kirby for an extraordinary discussion about his trial, his imprisonment, and his subsequently quashed conviction for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. He will be talking about his highly acclaimed and candid book, Did He Save Lives? A Surgeon's Story, patient safety and the practice of defensive medicine, as well as what the future now looks like for him.

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  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM

Upcoming events

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Lessons learnt: Return to professional sport during the COVID-19 pandemic

This informative webinar gives participants important insight from leading sports clinicians from a mix of disciplines. They will review the impact of the pandemic on the return to elite sport, and delve into the lessons learnt from the 'new normal' experience across multiple sporting speciality's. 

  • Price Free
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Perspectives on health

Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, former health minister and Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee, joins us for the first episode of the new Digital Health webinar series, Releasing time to care, digitally. An eminent figure in health policy, Dorrell will discuss perspectives on health.

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Switching from warfarin to DOAC during pandemic

This is the first part of a four-parts webinar series aiming to discuss the most up-to-date topics and issues of importance in the field of anticoagulation and some of the consequences of COVID-19 for haemostasis and thrombosis.

  • Price Free
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Occupational Health fitness to work in the face of a pandemic

This webinar will be an opportunity of trainees to present cases that they have directly managed during the pandemic, illustrating an understanding of the management of acute and chronic conditions in the unique circumstances of COVID-19. Submission deadline: 27 July 2020.

  • Price £5 - £20
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Gerald Levene Oration: Air Pollution and Skin Health

Professor Jean Krutmann, Director of Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine and Professor of Dermatology, will explore, present and discuss the current knowledge of environmental factors affecting skin health and ageing. Recent research approaches will be presented as well as strategies to minimise these adverse effects on the skin.

  • Price Free for RSM members
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Hyperinflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19

This free webinar will explore, examine and raise awareness of paediatric hyperinflammatory syndrome seen in children with SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) infection. Key learning outcomes will include insights into the presentation and management of hyperinflammatory syndrome in children infected with COVID-19.

  • Price Free
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In Conversation Live

Hear first-hand insights into the lives and thoughts of high profile individuals, in an intimate, relaxed and entertaining setting.

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In Conversation Live with David Sellu

David Sellu FRCS, distinguished Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, will be joining RSM President Professor Roger Kirby for an extraordinary discussion about his trial, his imprisonment, and his subsequently quashed conviction for Gross Negligence Manslaughter. He will be talking about his highly acclaimed and candid book, Did He Save Lives? A Surgeon's Story, patient safety and the practice of defensive medicine, as well as what the future now looks like for him.

Book for free here

  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
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In Conversation Live with Shami Chakrabarti CBE

Shami Chakrabarti CBE, former Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales, British Labour Peer, Barrister, and human rights activist, will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely (RSM Past President) for an intriguing discussion on her career to date, her view on the pandemic political landscape and what she intends to set her sights on next.

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  • Price Free with optional donation to support the RSM
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The education provided by the RSM is funded by membership fees and financial support from donations. All gifts, no matter how small, make a big difference to our work. 

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Missed an episode of our COVID-19 Series or In Conversation live? Catch up on some of our most popular lectures on the RSM's YouTube channel.

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E-resources

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E-resources

As an RSM member, you can search and access thousands of e-journals and e-books – all full-text and including the latest issues. You can also search our e-journals and e-books without being a member but you will not have access to the full-text. View all e-resources and databases. 

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Roger Kirby

Professor Roger Kirby becomes President of the Royal Society of Medicine

On Tuesday 28 July 2020, Professor Roger Kirby was inaugurated as President of the Royal Society of Medicine. He takes over from Professor Sir Simon Wessely and will hold office for three years.

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Your safety while visiting the RSM

We have been working hard to create a safe environment for you and your guests and you will notice some changes when you visit.

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Domus Medica Hotel

Book a stay in our members-only hotel Domus Medica. Located  in  the heart of London, the hotel  offers  exceptional  value for money.   

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Restaurant

Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Located on the ground floor, our Lounge Bar is  open all day, offering a selection of food and drink to suit any mood.  Or for a more formal dining  experience, the Restaurant  provides all-day dining in an ambient setting. 

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More about us

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Our mission, vision and values

Find out more about the RSM’s mission, vision and values.

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Join a Section Council

If you are an RSM member, you can join a Section Council within your specialty and shape the future of our education programme.

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History of the RSM

Learn how the RSM, established in the rooms of a barristers’ chambers at Gray’s Inn, grew from humble beginnings to take up residence in London’s medical quarter.

History of the RSM
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Venue hire

Looking for a conference venue or meeting room for your next event? The RSM's venue space, 1 Wimpole Street, is available for hire.

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