Future history of medicine events


MAY 2024


History of Medicine Society of the Royal Society of Medicine

Wednesday, 15 May, 17.30

Reappraising the role of medical history in understanding the past, present and future developments of medicine and healthcare

Changes in Medicine and Their Significance

Dr Michael Powers and Caroline Harrison KC



British Society for the History of Pharmacy

Monday 20 May, 18.30 (Online)

Brebajes, Yerbas & Pharmacopoeias: healing materiality & the imagination of the Early Modern Caribbean

Pablo Gomez, University of Madison, Wisconsin



The Hunterian Society

Monday 20 May, 19.00

Orthopaedic Spirals

Mr John Tricker FRCS

Presidential Address



Osler Club of London

Thursday 23 May, 19.00

The quotable Osler

Dr Jeffrey Aronson, Oxford University



Friends of Millbank

Friday 24 May, 18.30

In war and disaster – reflections of a trauma surgeon

Colonel Finn Warburg

Haywood Memorial Lecture



JUNE 2024


Faculty of the History & Philosophy of Medicine & Pharmacy, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Tuesday 4 June, 18.00

A spoonful of sugar: polio, public health & protection

Natasha McEnroe

Elizabeth Garret Anderson Lecture



Scottish Society of the History of Medicine

Saturday 8 June

Summer Meeting




History of Medicine Society of Wales

Thursday 27 June

Summer Meeting

Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells



Please check the official websites to confirm the date, time and location of the events listed.

The BSHM is not involved in organising these meetings and any enquiries should be directed to the relevant societies.

Organisations affiliated to the BSHM may send details of events here.