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The Medical Society of London

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“The Advancement of the Sciences of Medicine, Surgery and those branches of Science connected therewith”

Founded 1773

Founded in 1773 by the Quaker physician and philanthropist Dr John Coakley Lettsom

Lettsom House has fully re-opened for functions from 1st Septemeber 2022

The Medical Society of London

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The oldest surviving Medical Society in England.

Founded in 1773 by the Quaker physician and philanthropist Dr John Coakley Lettsom

Charity Reg No: 209242.

The Next Meeting

The Annual Programme for 2021-22 has now completed. Details of the 2022-23 programme will be posted here later in the year.

Room Hire

Hire rooms Lettsom House in the wonderful surroundings of a Regency house in central London, less than 5 minutes from Oxford Street, a fitting atmosphere for medical learning at excellent rates.

Latest news

The Medical Society’s 250th Anniversary will be celebrated on 19/20 May 2023 details HERE

The History

The Medical Society of London, founded in 1773, established as a forum for physicians, surgeons, apothecaries and accoucheurs to give them the opportunity of meeting together for the exchange of medical intelligence.

Joining The Society

Entry to the Fellowship of the Society is by introduction from a current Fellow or by applying to the Registrar who will arrange for prospective Fellows to attend a meeting night and make the necessary introductions.

The Fellows' Area

Access to the Fellows’ area is password protected, here you will find Trustee and Council minutes, notices and the Society’s latest news.

Academic programme of events

Running every two weeks between October and May

Founder Dr John Coakley Lettsom with his family

Latest news from Lettsom House