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Along with the Royal Society of Medicine, we at TMP Pro strive to bring you information about as many upcoming medical events as possible. The list below is updated regularly, with information also available on the relevant speciality pages.


SectionEventDescriptionDate & Booking
History of MedicineThe NHS 70th Anniversary Join the History of Medicine Society at this evening meeting as we clarify the current state of the NHS using an understanding of historical developments and ‘write in’ some of the NHS staff fundamental to the NHS from its inception.Wednesday 3 October 2018
AnaesthesiaPsychology in acute painThis evening meeting brings together experienced specialists from a variety of fields to shine a light on the complexity of psychology in managing acute pain.Friday 5 October 2018
Emergency MedicineWilderness medicine and global healthThis meeting will assist any aspiring healthcare professional to adequately plan and prepare for wilderness travel, and discuss some of the environmentally specific medical challenges that may be faced in a remote or wilderness setting.Friday 5 October 2018
Open SectionPutting empathy into practiceThis workshop will cover the theory and practice of empathy in healthcare, and demonstrate expert-led knowledge and skills relating to empathy, including how this can improve patient benefit and clinician job satisfaction. Tuesday 9 October 2018
PsychiatryDiet and weight: Impact on mental health and psychological wellbeingRefine your practice by taking into account the effects of chronic overweight and underweight on mental health, and how diet and gut function can affect the brain. Tuesday 9 October 2018
Rheumatology & Rehabilitation SectionMicrobiome and immune system cross-talks: Role in health and diseaseGain insights into the role of the microbiome in health and disease, with a specific focus on autoimmunity at this evening event. Wednesday 10 October 2018
NephrologyAKI Frontiers 2018This conference covers key developments in acute kidney injury (AKI) including; clinical trials, basic science, translational research, epidemiology and quality improvement.Wednesday 10 October 2018
OphthalmologyK9 to BVI – Making a DifferenceThe opening Ophthalmology Section meeting will welcome the new President who will provide a unique insight into the emerging world of OCT Angiography from over 2 years of practical experience.Thursday 11 October 2018
Obstetrics & GynaecologyPresidential address: From ballroom dancing to marathon running – the history of women in sportWe welcome the new Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section President, and look into the history of women in sport, benefits and gynaecological issues from exercise and prevention to management techniques. Friday 12 October 2018
StudentsDoctor as a scholar and a scientist: international research course for medical students and foundation year doctorsThrough a series of seminars, workshops and Q&A, we aim to provide you with information to kick start your research endeavours and gain a competitive advantage.Saturday 13 October 2018
Sexuality & Sexual Health Abortion: excellence in careThis conference brings together a range of experts and health care professionals from all areas of Great Britain. They will provide a comprehensive overview of current and future concepts in abortion care.Monday 15 October 2018
Paediatrics & Child HealthThe human factors in paediatrics: Learning from when things go wrong, supporting professionals and keeping patients safeThis event explores and reflects on factors that can cause stress on working in paediatrics. A ground-breaking interdisciplinary and multispecialty day to help support individual, team and system change, to help improve outcomes in child health care delivery.Tuesday 16 October 2018
Public Engagement 2018 ellison-cliffe lecture: mustafa suleyman - how ai is going to impact healthcare in the futureBook your free place to hear Mustafa Suleyman speak on 'The impact of AI on healthcare'. Co-founder and Head of Applied AI at DeepMind, Suleyman is a skilled negotiator and facilitator, having worked all over the world for a wide range of clients such as the UN, the Dutch Government and WWF.Tuesday 16 October 2018
Coloproctology SectionPresidential address and short papers meetingHear original colorectal surgical research papers in competition for the John of Arderne medal, as well as the presidential address for the year ahead. Wednesday 17 October 2018
Palliative CareFrom radical to real: Implementing new models of palliative careBoasting with key speakers and the most up-to-date research projects for implementing new models of palliative care, this RSM and Marie Curie conference is a must for anyone interested in this speciality. Wednesday 17 October 2018
Respiratory MedicineRespiratory medicine: Student and trainee taster eveningWe invite students and junior trainees to get special insights into respiratory medicine as a career. It is also relevant for senior trainees who are looking to sub-specialise and need advice on tailoring their CV.Wednesday 17 October 2018
UrologyPresidential address: Data overload, the digital age and the fine art of surgeryThis Presidential address will explore the issues affecting the ability for surgeons to continue to practice in an ever-changing environment of data overload and technological advances. And act as a prelude to the academic programme.Thursday 18 October 2018
Learning environment: effective learning and work in the NHSLearning environment: effective learning and work in the NHSGet the opportunity to take part in a live-streamed plenary session from the International Conference of Residency Education - exploring factors including the impact of the hidden curriculum, the influence of hierarchies and the impact of equity and the physical environment.Friday 19 October 2018
UrologyAndrology in a nutshell and president’s dinnerThis meeting will provide a strong basis for those sitting the FRCS (Urol) examination, and provide updates in all areas of benign and malignant andrological disease for sub-specialist consultants.Friday 19 October 2018
Clinical Forensic & Legal MedicineForensic Aspects of Self harm and SuicideExplore different aspects of self-harm and suicide risk, such as in custodial settings, changes in prevalence, differences across cultures, and self-harm in particular populations: victims of sexual assaults and in students and doctors. Saturday 20 October 2018
Geriatrics & GerontologyNew perspectives on dementia: treatment, behaviour and careExplore the management of dementia, including the advantages and limitations of various treatments. The day will provide an update on the progress of our understanding in the patho-physiology of dementia.Monday 22 October 2018
Sleep MedicineSleep and dreamingSpeakers from neurology, psychiatry, experts in functional imaging and artists will explore the dream state within art, literature and society.Tuesday 23 October 2018
Anaesthesia When things go wrong - Consent, (Gross) Negligence, Manslaughter This conference explores what happens when things go wrong, in the medical world, and with patients. With expert clinicians; Dr David Sellu, Professor Sir Norman Williams and Professor Alan Merry speaking on the subject.Friday 26 October 2018
Pain MedicineAdding insult to injury – exploring painful recovery from surgery and traumaCauses and preventive strategies for persistent pain following surgery and trauma. Experts in medicine and law explore multiple topics including; informed consent, expressing recovery trajectory and timelines to patients.Friday 26 October 2018
Medicine & Me Medicine and me: Living with narcolepsyJointly organised with Narcolepsy UK, this afternoon meeting will give you insight on living with narcolepsy.Saturday 27 October 2018
RadiologyChest x-rays: Imaging day courseThis one-day course combines radiology consultant-led lectures interspersed with breakout sessions where delegates work through chest x-rays and subsequent case discussions.Saturday 27 October 2018
Laryngology & RhinologySemon lecture, presidential address and antique exhibitionReview the status of the global medical workforce and current best practice in parathyroid and head and neck cancer. Understand the diversity in global medical resources in general - ENT in particular - and learn how to identify open access resources in otolaryngology.Friday 2 November 2018
OtologyEdith Whetnall lecture and Presidential addressJoin us at this morning meeting, with guest speaker Professor Mazin Al-Khabori, Head, ENT Department, Al-Nahdha Hospital, Muscat. He will be giving the Edith Whetnall lecture 'Childhood deafness:What we have done in Oman`.Friday 2 November 2018
Military MedicineCeremony of remembrance 2018On Wednesday 7 November 2018, the Royal Society of Medicine will hold a Remembrance Ceremony to honour the sacrifice made by doctors and clinical personnel, killed or injured whilst serving in regions of military conflict.Wednesday 7 November 2018
Clinical NeuroscienceHughlings Jackson lecture and President's address
Professor Kopelman discusses issues involved in presenting clinical neuroscience in criminal and appeal courts. Plus Professor Angela Vincent FRS, will deliver the Hughlings Jackson lecture. Thursday 11 October 2018
StudentsOrthopaedic revision: Prepare to succeedAttend this one day meeting aimed at medical students to revise essential orthopaedic topics in preparation for your exams. Saturday 10 November 2018
Food and Health ForumChrononutrition: Circadian clocks, mealtimes and metabolic disordersYou will hear presentations from UK and international experts in neuroscience, physiology, sleep medicine, nutrition, cardiovascular medicine and epidemiology, occupational and public health. Monday 12 November 2018
Odontology Section, British Society of Dental Sleep MedicineDental sleep medicine: Present and future practiceGet a comprehensive overview of the management of sleep-related breathing disorders, highlighting in particular the importance of a multi-disciplinary team approach to care. Monday 12 November 2018
RSM ProfessionalsMedical stories and the publicStephen Fry, esteemed comedian, actor, writer, presenter, activist and expert storyteller visits the RSM to sit with our President to discuss medical stories. Plus special interviews with best selling authors Dr Henry Marsh and Dr Rachel Clarke.Monday 12 November 2018
PsychiatryPsychiatry as a career: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask This free half day conference is designed for those interested or considering in a career in psychiatry, from medical students, 6th form students, to foundation doctors and trainees in other medical specialties.Tuesday 13 November 2018
Critical CareTrainees Series: Neurocritical careThis meeting will cover all key aspects of assessment and management of traumatic brain injury, and non-traumatic intracranial neurological emergencies.Wednesday 14 November 2018
Orthopaedics Early intervention in hip surgery 2018This meeting will provide core information on hip pathology in young adults, covering the current approaches to diagnosis and treatment.Wednesday 14 November 2018
General Practice with Primary HealthcareMinor Surgery CourseThis course teaches the practice of minor skin surgery techniques, including a range of joint injections and non-surgical techniques as set out in the GMS contract for primary care minor surgery.Thursday 15 - Friday 16 November 2018
Comparative Medicine Network , BSACCollaborating to fight antimicrobial resistance: Education and innovation to tackle a mutual threatExplore the shared experiences of education and innovation to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance in the medical and veterinary healthcare sectors. Friday 16 November 2018
OncologyBuilding collaborations in global cancer care: From fragile conflict ecosystems to emerging economiesAttend this event to get an update on key developments in cancer control in low and middle income countries, addressing some of the causes which lead to the disparities in cancer outcomes internationally.Monday 19 November 2018
Geriatrics & GerontologyClinical case presentationsTrainees will present interesting abstracts on difficult diagnostic or management problems in older people, as part of the Geriatrics & Gerontology Section trainees' prize - clinical case presentations. Tuesday 20 November 2018
Intellectual Disability Gender, health and safeguarding: challenges in intellectual disabilityJoin us as we extend awareness and educate attendees on some of the most sensitive and complex issues within the intellectual disability field.Tuesday 20 November 2018
Paediatrics & Child HealthThe 32nd symposium: Cystic fibrosis in children and adultsThis annual event is suitable to all members of the multidisciplinary team who care for adults or children with cystic fibrosis (CF). Delegates will be updated and informed of best practice and future developments in CF care. Tuesday 20 November 2018
Maternity & Newborn ForumIn at the deep end - early days issues for new parentsThis meeting brings together experts and academics in order to meet the needs of parents and their babies. It will equip practitioners to support parents with evidence based information and support. Wednesday 21 November 2018
ColoproctologyWicked leaks: An afternoon in the microbiomeAttend this one-day meeting and help generate new approaches to bowel preparation before elective colorectal surgery, and lower the incidence of postoperative surgical site infections including anastomotic leak rates.Thursday 22 November 2018
Plastic SurgeryUPRAS 2018UPRAS 2018 covers sub-specialties in field of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, offering interactive lectures, tutorials and practical sessions specifically tailored to make juniors more confident in their plastic surgery rotations.Saturday 24 November 2018
Open Section Learning together: Engaging and involving patients and the public in medical educationThis meeting will provide insight in to the world of patient and public involvement (PPI) through the lens of the patient and various organisations.Monday 26 November 2018
RSM ProfessionalsPhotodynamic Therapy Symposium 2018Gain insights into the science and progress of photodynamic therapy and review upcoming research and trends. Monday 26 November 2018
Clinical Forensic & Legal MedicineAn introduction to forensic medicine for students and trainees This evening meeting will provide an insight into the exciting specialality of forensic medicine. Various career paths will be discussed along with what they entail.Wednesday 28 November 2018
Medical GeneticsDNA repair disordersThis event covers the cell biology and clinical management of rare and challenging DNA repair disorders. With an emphasis on the challenges in supporting patients with these rare diseases.Wednesday 28 November 2018
Occupational MedicineEthics, law and data protection in work and health Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) and the RSM come together to discuss ethical health and work issues, legal uses of data and legal, ethical and commercial considerations from expert speakers. Wednesday 28 November 2018
Clinical Immunology & Allergy Current updates on clinical immunology and allergyUpdate your knowledge of pathophysiology and new treatments for conditions associated with the mast cell, as well as review current best practice in the management of allergic disorders. Thursday 29 November 2018
Clinical NeuroscienceNeurology and neurosurgery - on the wards and on callUpdate your knowledge with essential top tips to enable safe and effective assessment and management of key neurological and neurosurgical conditions. There will also be a question and answer session, plus networking opportunities.Thursday 29 November 2018
Patient Safety8th annual patient safety students and trainees dayThe 8th annual patient safety student and trainee day will see key speakers exploring approaches to patient safety from multiple perspectives, plus practical tips and advice for junior doctors. Friday 30 November 2018
UrologyControversies in surgical education and the winter short papers meeting This meeting will give useful information for those sitting the FRCS (Urol) examination as well as providing an insight into the modern tools of surgical education. Plus trainee presentations and the winter meeting prize.Friday 30 November 2018
StudentsAnnual student and trainee ophthalmic conference 2018Increase your awareness of ophthalmology as a speciality and have the opportunity to gain advice about pursuing a career in this speciality and to improve practical skills through interactive workshops. Saturday 1 December 2018
Digital Health Digital mental health for children and young people This event will hear thought-leaders in children’s mental health, and people who are at the front line in dealing with the issues caused by the use of digital technology, as well as the benefits generated from doing so. Monday 3 December 2018
General Practice with Primary HealthcareThinking of general practice? What you need to know Want a career in general practice? This meeting is for you! Join the GP Section, trainees and representatives of the RCGP for drinks and informal discussions, to learn about the training pathway and wide range of opportunitiesTuesday 4 December 2018
RSM ProfessionalsOptimal diet and lifestyle strategies for the management of cardio-metabolic riskExplore how diet and lifestyle factors contribute to the development of Cardio-Metabolic Risk (CMR), and how modification of these factors can be used in practice as strategies to manage CMR, and reduce Cardio-Vascular Disease risk.Tuesday 4 - Wednesday 5 December 2018
Rheumatology & Rehabilitation SectionLupus: the invisible illness across all ages - it is realLearn about key clinical manifestations and complications of systemic lupus erythematosus, as well as therapeutic options across childhood, adolescence and adulthood.Wednesday 5 December 2018
Clinical NeuroscienceThe brain series: The arts, creativity, and clinical science
This symposium will see key speakers consider and explore art, literature, and music in relation to clinical science and clinical practice of the brain. Thursday 6 December 2018
RSM ProfessionalsTeach the teacherThis practical two-day course will empower clinical teachers with the knowledge, confidence and skills to teach effectively in a wide range of settings. Thursday 6 - Friday 7 December 2018
Anaesthesia Military anaesthesia from Stanley to Sudan Learn how the lessons of the past, and unexpected world events have influenced current military and NHS anaesthesia. Gain expert knowledge from serving medical officers, and consecutive Defence Consultant Advisors in Anaesthesia. Friday 7 December 2018
Laryngology & RhinologyHead and neck: Around the world in 80 minutesThis morning meeting will provide you with an overview of international laryngology practice and the management of head and neck Cancer in 4 different clinical cultures. Friday 7 December 2018
OrthopaedicsChristmas lecture and President’s prize 2018This annual meeting will include five presentations from the shortlisted candidates of the annual Orthopaedics Section President’s prize, followed by a drinks reception and an optional black-tie dinner hosted by the Orthopaedics Section President.Friday 7 December 2018
OtologyControversies in otologyThis morning meeting will explore controversial areas of otology and discuss whether they should be commonly used.Friday 7 December 2018
Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine SectionHypnosis and the placebo effect and the David Waxman memorial lectureWe present and debate arguments for the better consideration of placebo effects in medicine, as well as the utility of hypnosis in potentially marshalling the placebo effect. Professor Irving Kirsch will be in attendance. Monday 10 December 2018
History of Medicine SocietySeries on history of transplantation: william bynum lecture (part one)Join us at this evening event as we explore the cultural history of the early heart transplants - focusing both on Christiaan Barnard’s first transplant in December 1967 and the first three British attempts in 1968 - 1969, but more generally on the first wave of transplants in the late 1960s. Wednesday 12 December 2018
OphthalmologyThe 2018 Squint Forum The Squint Forum is an annual update for orthoptists and ophthalmologists. The focus this year will be on thyroid gland disorders in relation to eye position and movement, eye abnormalities and treatments associated with endocrine abnormalities.Thursday 13 December 2018
DermatologyThe dos and don’ts of genetic skin disease A clinically –orientated event of interest to dermatologists, clinical geneticists and paediatricians, that will provide practical advice and tips for dealing with the diagnosis and management of a range of genetic diseases that affect the skin. Thursday 20 December 2018
OphthalmologyMitochondrial optic neuropathies
Further your knowledge on the diagnoses, care and role of genetic counselling for patients living with the rare eye diseases, that fall under the umbrella of mitochondrial optic neuropathies.Thursday 10 January 2019
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery SectionCraniofacial trauma - post traumatic correctionAttend this meeting to improve your understanding of post traumatic deformity, your ability to critically evaluate results and discuss contemporary methods and techniques to help fine tune or ‘re-do’ sub optimal outcomes. Wednesday 16 January 2019
Clinical Forensic & Legal MedicineMass disasters: Victim identification and the aftermathJoin an expert panel who will examine how forensic odontology, anthropology and pathology contribute to the identification process of disaster victims. And the psychological impact and support for live victims. Saturday 19 January 2019
PsychiatryDepression, body causes brain consequences This unique event will bring together world leaders in research on depression, to discuss both classical and innovative ideas to understand this devastating disorder.Tuesday 29 January 2019
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