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Rare diseases in everyday medical care: Embracing the unknown

  • Royal Society of Medicine 1 Wimpole Street London, England, W1G 0LZ United Kingdom (map)

We are back at The Royal Society of Medicine in London for our annual symposium held in conjunction with the wonderful Medical Genetics Section. This year we’re focusing on how Rare Diseases are relevant to the everyday work of generalist clinicians. Tickets will be on sale from here very soon. Early bird deal £9 for RSM members and £15 for non-members.


12:30 Registration

13:15 Welcome by M4RD

13:30 Dr Will Evans - “Rare diseases in general practice”

14:15 Dan Jeffries - “Diagnosed during an OSCE - a patient perspective on Being Rare”

14:45 Coffee Break

15:15 Dr Ellen Thomas - “The Role of Genomic in Mainstream Medicine”

16:00 Medical student winner of Student Voice Essay 2018

16:30 Lightning talks:

Nicola Miller from Rare Revolution Magazine “Do You Hear Me”

Dr Peter Fish from Mendelian “Clinical Pattern Matching for Rare Diseases”

17:15 Questions

17:30 Close of Meeting & Drinks Reception for Networking

Earlier Event: January 19
Information Day on Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Later Event: February 28
Rare Disease Day 2019