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Welcome to the RSM

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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Find out more about the educational and social benefits of becoming an RSM member. 

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In Conversation Live with Evan Davis

The RSM is thrilled to announce Evan Davis will be joining Professor Sir Simon Wessely for our first In Conversation Live webinar. Davis will be discussing his fascinating career in economics, journalisim and presenting, plus he will covering current issues such as; how to survive social distancing, and what life will be like after COVID-19.

  • Price £5 - £10
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Upcoming events

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COVID-19 Series: Response to a pandemic

Join us for the second episode in our COVID-19 Series to hear from Professor Paul Cosford, Emeritus Medical Director, Public Health England, who is working at the heart of the UK’s response to the pandemic.

Register on Zoom.

  • Price Free

COVID-19 resources

Get the latest information and resources.

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COVID-19 Series free webinars

For health professionals, by health professionals.

This webinar series aims to support you as we navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing regular and easy-to-access updates from healthcare leaders on COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Series: Resources for palliative care

Resources around critical care and ethics for COVID-19, recommended by palliative care specialist Dr Rachel Clarke, who spoke at the COVID-19 Series: Facing hard truths on the frontlines.

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COVID-19 recordings

If you missed an episode of our COVID-19 Series webinars, then catch up on past recordings on the RSM YouTube channel. 

Watch past recordings

Access our e-resources

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Search the e-resources

Search our wealth of online resources, including ejournals, ebooks and databases. Members can access full text articles for free.

Search the e-resources

Listen to a podcast

Catch up on the go! Listen now.

Digital Health Podcast

Digital Health Section podcast

The Digital Health Section podcast spotlights all the latest discussions and themes in digital technology that is transforming healthcare told by leading digital health leaders. Presented by Dr Mala Mawkin.

Available to listen on Anchor FM and Spotify.

Listen to the podcast
Orthopaedics Podcast

Orthopaedics Section podcast

Listen to interviews with leading global experts and key opinion leaders working in orthopaedics discuss how innovation, progress and current practice is changing within their sub-specialties.

Available to listen on Anchor FM and Spotify.

Listen to the podcast


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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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Latest news

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Remembering Dr Bill Frankland

The RSM were sad to hear that Dr Bill Frankland, believed to be our longest serving member, has died aged 108. Here we celebrate his life, and his rich and varied career.

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Patient Safety Section

Notes from the Dean: Patient safety - a syllabus for everyone

Dr Fiona Moss looks at the NHS Patient Safety Strategy and how it has put education at the heart of its strategy for implementation.

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Explore the RSM

Enter a keyword, search term or word and start browsing the Royal Society of Medicine's website. 

The members' club

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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 & 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.

Join a Section Council
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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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