Faculty of the History & Philosophy of Medicine & Pharmacy

ORIGINS AND OBJECTIVES

The Faculty was founded in 1959 as a separate body within the Society of Apothecaries to "foster and extend interest in medical history". Academic in character and a charity by constitution, membership is open to the public and is encouraged from any interested person or organisation. The Faculty teaches and disseminates knowledge about medical history, ethics and philosophy and has close links with several universities.

 

President of the Faculty, Dr Christopher Gardner-Thorpe
MD FRCP FRCPE FACP, Consultant Neurologist



Deputy President, Briony Hudson
Professional Historian and Museum Curator

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

COURSE INFORMATION
Contact: Maria Ferran, Faculty Manager & Webmaster
Email:  facultyHP@apothecaries.org
Telephone: 020 7236 1189

EXAMINATIONS OFFICE
History of Medicine (DHMSA) - Contact: Mrs Sue Last, Assistant to the Registrar
Email: assreg@apothecaries.org

Philosophy of Medicine (DPMSA) - Contact: Ms M Green, Examination Office
Email: examoffice@apothecaries.org
Telephone: 020 7236 1180