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Quarantine Symposium 2018

The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Faculty of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine are hosting a joint symposium to explore the effects on human life and society at times of Quarantine. This was held on Thursday 24th May at Apothecaries’ Hall. The symposium contained a series of lectures, a […]


Spring Lecture 2018

Faculty of Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine’s spring lecture was held on 1 May 2018. Professor, the Lord Alderdice presented his lecture on “Conflict, Complexity and Cooperation” Professor Charles Mackworth-Young (Master), Dr Christina Dale (President), Lord Alderdice (Speaker) and Dr Aroop Mozumder (Dean)


Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Lecture was inaugurated in 2013. Ms Briony Hudson presented the lecture on 17 April 2018. Briony Hudson speaking on “The “Petticoat Peril”: Exploring Women in Pharmacy”. The Court – left to right Professor Michael Farthing, Dr Tim Chambers, Dr Christopher Gardner-Thorpe (President), Ms Briony Hudson (Speaker), Professor Charles Mackworth-Young (Master), Dr […]


Save the Rhino

Cathy Dean (CEO) Save the Rhino and Professor Charles Mackworth-Young (Master) We were delighted to present Save the Rhino (represented by their CEO Cathy Dean) with a cheque for £10,000 at the 3rd Livery Dinner. This cheque was funded by your generous donations to the 400th Fund. The money will be used in North Luangwa to […]


Osler Lecture 2018

The Osler Lecture was inaugurated in 1967 and is named after Sir William Osler, the great medical humanist and historian.  It is normally given by the student who gave the best dissertation in the Diploma in the History of Medicine. Lecturer:  Dr Noel Snell, FRCP, FFPM, FRSB, FLS, DHMSA Lecture title: “Stevens’ Cure for Consumption-The […]


Sydenham Lecture 2018

The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy presents the Sydenham Lecture The Sydenham lecture founded in 1960, was named in honour of Thomas Sydenham, the great seventeenth century clinician who was known throughout Europe as the “English Hippocrates”. It is usually on a clinical subject. Lecturer:  Professor John Foot, BA (Oxon), […]


Friends’ Spring Lecture 2018

Alexandra Epps, City of London Guide Lecturer talk Friends of the Archives The Friends of the Archives is a memberhship group open to all members of the Society and its Faculties and any member of the public who has an interest. Speaker: Alexandra Epps, City of London Guide Lecturer talk on Lecture title: Art of […]


John Locke Lecture 2018

The John Locke Lecture was established in 1978 to commemorate the interest of the Faculty in the philosophy of medicine. It commemorates John Locke the 17th century physician and philosopher. Lecture title: Arabian Knots: Tales of Moral Misunderstanding from East and West Speaker: Professor David Misselbrook, MB BS MSc MA FRCGP DPMSA DHMSA Lecture date: […]


400th Anniversary Banquet 2018

400th Anniversary Banquet of the Worshipful Society of London If you missed the the celebrations, catch a glimpse of the celebrations here!                 


Catastrophes & Conflict Medicine Forum 2017

‘Looking back to Look Forward – The Past and Future of Catastrophe and Conflict Medicine’ Friday 24th November, 2017 A one day exploration of emerging challenges facing humanitarians and evaulate trends, innovations adn technology in the field. Featuring speakers from the NGO sector, British Armed Forces, academia as well as data analysts.  Dr A Mozumder (Dean) & […]