Mission Statement

The Birmingham Medical Institute provides a venue and facilities for the education, training and social gathering for members of medical, dental and allied professions’

Training & Education

The Birmingham Medical Institute (founded 1875) is a membership organisation whose primary purpose is the provision of education, training and continuing professional development (CPD) for medical, dental, nursing and other healthcare professionals along with appropriate training facilities.


Rooms for Hire

The BMI Conference Centre, offers facilities for organisations in the medical and healthcare world. The Institute also houses the Regional Office of the British Medical Association, the offices of the Birmingham Local Medical Committee, Palm Training and the West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy.



There are five membership categories: Full Members • Associate Members • Student and Junior Members • Retired Members • Fellows – Fellowships are awarded by the General Committee to those who have given outstanding service to the BMI over the years or to healthcare in the West Midlands in general.


Upcoming Events

  1. Anaphylaxis & CPR (Adult and Paediatric) Update + AED

    Wednesday, 23rd September @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Monday, 28th September @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Dermatology Update

    Tuesday, 6th October

Just to say a huge thank you for your help and support for our meeting yesterday – we have nothing but compliments and praise for the Birmingham…

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As the thirty-ninth President of the Birmingham Medical Institute, it gives me much pleasure to welcome you to this historic organisation …


The Birmingham Medical Institute is governed overall by its Council. There are also committees – Finance, Education and Social …


The BMI was founded in 1875, on the initiative of the internationally renowned surgeon, Mr Sampson Gamgee …