About this event

  • Date and time Wed 5 Jun 2019 from 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by History of Medicine Society

The British Society for the History of Medicine (BSHM) was established in 1965 to represent the UK in the International Society for the History of Medicine, with co-operation from:

  • The History of Medicine Society at The Royal Society of Medicine
  • Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy (The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries)
  • The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine
  • Osler Club of London

After more than 50 years of successful co-operation, their presidents are now invited to a presidential summit.

Speakers will cover 'The language of medical history' and 'Flight, fright and fever - Medical provision at Croydon Airport in the 1930s: A golden age of aviation', amongst other topics. You can view our full programme for a list of speakers and topics below.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 04 June 2019.

Subsidised student places

We have 10 x student places available on a first come, first serve basis for just £10. Email history@rsm.ac.uk with your details and why you would like to attend.

Member

RSM Trainee
Day 1
£25.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
RSM Student
Day 1
£25.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
RSM Retired Fellow
Day 1
£25.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
RSM Fellow
Day 1
£25.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
RSM Associate
Day 1
£25.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)

Non - Member

AHP / Nurse / Midwife
Day 1
£42.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£42.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
Consultant / GP
Day 1
£42.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
Student
Day 1
£42.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)
Accompanying Guest
Day 1
£30.00 Meeting
£46.00 Optional meal
(optional)

Agenda

View the programme

Registration
Annual general meeting and introduction by the President

Dr Anjna Harrar, President, History of Medicine Society

Introduction by the president of BSHM

Dr Chris Derrett, President of BSHM

The language of medical history

Dr Christopher Gardner-Thorpe, Consultant Neurologist, History Courses Director, Society of Apothecaries

Flight, fright and fever – Medical provision at Croydon Airport in the 1930s: A golden age of aviation

Dr Anjna Harrar

Close of meeting
Dinner - for those who have pre-booked

Location

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