Royal Society of Medicine


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Royal Society of Medicine

A unique British medical society of which full Fellowship is available to all registered medical, dental and veterinary practitioners. The RSM is independent of government or of any university. It does not train medical students or award degrees but it is deeply concerned with post-graduate medical education. It contains 40 speciality sections covering all disciplines, each with a distinguished consultant as President, and holds 400 meetings each year. Fellows have the right to attend any meeting in any discipline. The premises are at 1 Wimpole Street, London where, among other facilities, the largest medical library in Britain is to be found.
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He received many awards, among them the Kennedy Prize; he was a member of The American Academy of Arts and Science, the Royal Society of Medicine of London, and the Royal Society of Science in Stockholm.
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The London new members' celebration took place at 1 Wimpole Street, home of the Royal Society of Medicine, on July 2.
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Prior to this, he was director of information services at the Royal Society of Medicine and was responsible for its research library, archives, and IT systems.

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