The Society President gives a telling insight into the History of Medicine Society, from its inception to electing its first female President, Dr Lilian Lindsay OBE. Read here.
You can also revisit past lectures on RSM Videos, covering public health in Victorian Britain, smallpox, and many more. Videos are free to view for RSM Members.
History of Medicine 2018/2019 dates for your diary
06-Feb-19 History of transplantation: 40th anniversary of Britain’s first heart transplant (part two)- book now
06-Mar-19 Norah Schuster prize presentations and the Royal College of Nurses St Thomas’ “alumni” Florence Nightingale Club
05-Jun-19 Presidential summit and AGM
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About this society
To form a meeting ground for the scholars, the students and for all those who feel that the study of the history of medicine has a value in education. Read an introduction to the History of Medicine Society .
Anyone with an interest in the activities of the Society.
Society meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Society council, led by the Society President.
Wednesday 6 February 2019, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Join us as we explore the History of organ transplantation: Britain’s first successful human to human heart transplant and the future of cross-species transplantation – xenotransplantation.
Evening | Registration: 17:30 | Organised by: History of Medicine Society |
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Wednesday 6 March 2019, Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Register for the annual Norah Schuster prize meeting, where winners of this year's essay prize will present their essay topics on History of Medicine-related topics.
Evening | Registration: 15:00 | Organised by: History of Medicine Society |
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