Welcome to the website of the Royal Medical Society.
The society is run by medical students for medical students at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Our premises are located in the Student Centre at Potterrow, Bristo Square and house our offices, lounge, computer room, medical library, clinical skills resource room, lecture theatre
We also facilitate the activities of a broad range of student medical societies and charitable
Founded over 280 years ago and remaining the only student society to have been awarded a royal charter for its work, the RMS has a rich and interesting past. Members have included Charles Darwin, Sir Joseph Lister and Sir James Young Simpson. Further information on our history can be found here and contributions of famous alumni here.
The 2018-19 syllabus can be seen below:
Event highlights throughout the year include our Welcome Week for incoming students, the Inaugural Address, the Presidents’ Annual Dinner, the traditional Burns Supper, pub quizzes, exam revision and clinical skills tutorials and many fascinating talks by leading doctors from across the country.