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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: The Rt Hon Lord Owen
Lecture title: "White Coat and Purple Coat - Medicine and Politics"
(left to right) Lord Owen and Dr Tina Matthews
The Hall prior to the lecture
(left to right) AVM Aroop Mozumder, Professor Rodney Taylor, Dr Roy Palmer (Master), Lord Owen, Dr Robert Bethel, Dr Tina Matthews (President), Jonathan Holliday, Dr Derek Adams, Charles Mackworth-Young and John Moore-Gillon.