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College of Medicine

We are a charity championing a culture of innovation, prevention and patient collaboration in medicine. We need to create an NHS sustainable for the 21st century: join us and help create a better health future.



College Membership

  • 22 Aug -
  • 21 Aug - Coming to our summer school? We look forward to meeting you: final programme now up here:
  • 13 Aug - From health inequalities to \'nature deficit disorder\': hear Jonathon Porritt speak on 9th September:
  • 5 Aug - RT @totogronlund: Have a look at real EBM
  • 24 Jul - Booking now open @jonathonporritt talk Sept 9th on -why tackling climate change excellent for health https://t.co/ex5rOp1yY8
  • 24 Jul - Alternative contacts for us here:
  • 24 Jul - Technical problem w our email - pls bear with us (& don't worry if applying for summer school, will accept anything that bounces today)
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CoM Students

Currently free to everyone studying on  a healthcare related degree course in the UK, our student group also comes with a regular newsletter and opportunities, competitions and a heavily subsidised annual student Summer School.
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Innovations Network

Our Innovators Network group allows those running excellent projects to talk and compare notes as they build on existing achievements.  The College of Medicine has so far tracked over 50 innovative projects and is continually adding to the list.
Join our Innovations Network


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Recipes for sustainable healthcare report launched

Nearly 15 million people in England have a long term condition such as diabetes or heart disease. Our new report in partnership with AbbVie looks at more sustainable, patient-centred ways of coping.




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Winners announced for Michael Pittilo Essay Prize 2014

Students from across the healthcare professions entered our annual essay prize, this year on the topic of patient self-care. Read the winning entries here.


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The College in Bangalore

Last year our international conference in Bangalore took a global look at health challenges facing the planet, with many eminent speakers from Sir Jonathon Porritt to Archbishop Desmond Tutu.  Read the report here.





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Addressing Climate Change:

The best possible investment in better healthcare. Join us for a talk by Forum for the Future's Founder Director Jonathon Porritt. Discover how climate change is both a threat to human health and a great opportunity to address health inequalities in different ways.