The FSEM works to develop the medical specialty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM). The Faculty was launched in 2006, and is an intercollegiate faculty of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The FSEM not only sets standards in SEM but oversees research, training, curriculum and assessment of SEM doctors.
Our strategic mission is to promote better health for the public through sport and exercise medicine. The Faculty also promotes SEM as a cost effective approach to the prevention and management of illness and injury.
Currently, the Faculty works to:
The Faculty has over 550 Members and Fellows, not including medical students.
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Professor Cathy Speed BMedsCi, Dip Sports Med, MA, PhD, FRCP, FFSEM (i) (UK) is a consultant in Rheumatology, Sport & Exercise Medicine.
She is based at The Fortius Clinic, London, and at the Cambridge Centre for Health and Performance in Cambridge. She is also a senior physician for the English Institute of Sport.
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Dr Robin Chatterjee is a specialist registrar in Sports & Exercise Medicine at the Barts Health NHS Trust in London and also a qualified general practitioner with a special interest in Sports & Exercise Medicine. After graduating in 2003 from the University of Liverpool with an Honours degree in Medicine, he went on to pursue a wide and varied career. Highlights include practising as an anaesthetist in the outback in Australia, gaining experience in dive and altitude medicine, and working at the London Marathon and World Triathlon Championships.
In 2008, Dr Chatterjee happened to be present during a terrorist attack in Thailand, where he fulfilled the role of a trauma medic in the field, as well as a regional correspondent for the BBC World Service. He has previously worked as a medical officer for Brentford FC Academy and West Ham United FC Academy and has a particular interest in low back pain. He obtained an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary University of London in 2015, he also obtained the Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine and has subsequently been awarded full membership to the UK Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine of the joint Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons.
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