About this event

  • Date and time Wed 6 Mar 2019 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by History of Medicine Society

The annual Norah Schuster prize meeting invites you to hear the entrants from this year's essay prize present their essay topics - each focused on History of Medicine related topics.

A subsidised rate of £10 per place is available on a first come first served basis for 8 students.

Delegates have the option of pre-booking on to an optional dinner at the end of the event. This is a great chance to network with peers. Deadline of booking is Wednesday 27 February.


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Dr Anjna Harrar, President, History of Medicine Society, Royal Society of Medicine

Norah Schuster student prize essay presentations

Miss Eleanor Morris, President, University of Brighton Nursing Society

Women in Pathology at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary: ‘You may not be good doctors but you were kind to the women’

Ms Rosa F McMillan, Medical Student, University of Glasgow

The Causes for the Decrease in Rates of Tuberculosis-associated Mortality in Europe at the Turn of the 20th Century: Insights from Art, Epidemiology and Molecular Genetics

Mr Jack Johnstone, Medical Student, Barts and The London School of Medicine

How significant was the King’s Fund bed in shaping the modern hospital bed in Britain?

Miss Erica Lam, Medical Student, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Tea and coffee break
Florence Nightingale, her life, illnesses and the Cold Water Cure

Dr John Harcup, Retired GP, Chair, The Malvern Spa Association

Close of meeting
Optional dinner

For those who have pre-booked


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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Presidential summit and AGM

We discuss the language of medical history and the medical provision at Croydon Airport in the 1930s. With visits from the President of the BSHM and Section President Dr Anjna Harrar.


  • Price £25 - £42
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom