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Dates for your Diary

Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp“Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp” by profzucker is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

The Teaching of Anatomy from Classical to Modern Times
The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine in conjunction with the BSHM.
26/27th June 2020. Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. For more information click here

Sir William Osler Legacy meeting and Poynter Lecture.
1st October 2020. Royal College of Physicians, London. Details TBA.

BSHM Congress Bristol, UK
11th-14th September 2019

The Congress is now over but a programme of presentations can be seen here

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