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The Fitzpatrick lecture was founded by a gift from Mrs Agnes Letitia Fitzpatrick in memory of her husbanf, Dr Thomas Fitzpatrick MRCP (1832-1900). It endows a lectureship in the history of medicine, to be delivered by an RCP fellow.
The Monckton Copeman Lecture was endowed in 1967 by the Faculty's Founder Chairman Dr W.S.C. Copeman C.B.E. to commemorate his father, Dr S.A. Monckton Copeman FRS. Its aim is to reinforce the medical and historical ties existing between the Society of Apothecaries and the City of London.
Dr David Starkey, CBE - "The College and the Society: Origins, Ambition and Survival"
Sir Paul Nurse - "Gene, Cells, and Systems - Keys to Life and the Future of Medicine"
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(Above - L-R) Dr David Starkey & Sir Paul Nurse (Speakers)
(Left-right) Briony Hudson (Deputy President of the Faculty), Professor Charles Mackworth-Young (Master), Professor Simon Bowman, Dr David Starkey, Dr Christopher Gardner-Thorpe (President of the Faculty), Sir Paul Nurse, Professor Simon Bowman and Professor Jane Dacre (President of the College)