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Annual Programme 2023 – 2024

Annual meetings at the Medical Society of London

Annual Programme

The Medical Society of London meets every two weeks from October to May. Fellows are alerted by Notices in the Fellows Area and the meetings are private for Fellows and their personal Guests only. The Programme is a varied one of academic lectures talks and discussions of wider subjects within and without medical subjects. Medical lectures attract Continuous Personal Development Credits currently provided by the Royal College of Physicians The content of the Academic programme is published annually as: “The Transactions of the Medical Society of London”

It is intended that the Programme below will be delivered at Lettsom House in the traditional manner. Should this not be possible, arrangements will be made for the lectures to be given online. Details for each lecture will be notified to Fellows in the appropriate Notice for each meeting.

The current Academic Programme is:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9th 2023

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm First General Meeting

8.15pm PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 

THE FUTURE’S ELECTRIC, AND SO WAS THE PAST

Dr Alistair Purves MD FRCP

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23rd 2023

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

THE QUAKER COLONISATION OF THE WEST INDIES AND LETTSOM’S ROLE IN THE ANTI-SLAVERY MOVEMENT

Miss Caitlin McGeever

MONDAY, November 13th 2023

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR MEDICINE

Professor Khuloud Al Jamal FRSC FFPharms PhD

MONDAY, November 27th 2023

5.30pm Presidential Nomination Committee

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm

MUSIC IN LETTSOM’S LONDON

Professor Nicholas Marston

Wednesday, December 11th 2023

 

12.30/1.00pm Christmas Lunch

MONDAY, January 8th 2024

Postponed due to train strike

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

THE ILLUSTRATION OF SKIN DISEASES FROM INK TO IPHONE

Dr David Creamer BSc MD FRCP

MONDAY, January 22nd 2024

 

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

BACK TO THE FUTURE: LESSONS FROM HISTORY IN UNDERSTANDING FUNCTIONAL SYMPTOMS

Dr Tim Nicholson MB BS BSc MSc PHD MRCP MRCPsych

MONDAY, February 12th 2024

6.15pm Library Committee

8.00pm LLOYD ROBERTS LECTURE

AUTONOMIC MEDICINE: THE FUTURE

Dr Robert Delamont MB BS MD FRCP FRACP

MONDAY, February 26th 2024

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

ECSTATIC EPILEPSY AND MYSTICISM:
DOSTOEVSKY AND NEUROTHEOLOGY

Reverend Professor Alasdair Coles PhD FRCP

MONDAY, March 11th 2024

ANNUAL DINNER
BARBER-SURGEONS HALL

1 Monkwell Square, EC2Y 5BL
Principal Guest: The Rt Hon Lord Justice Jeremy Stuart-Smith

MONDAY, March 25th 2024

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

LETTSOM LECTURE
THE EVOLUTION OF HEALTH IN THE UK AND GLOBALLY OVER THE NEXT DECADES

Professor Sir Chris Whitty KCB FRCP FFPH FMedSci

MONDAY, April 8th 2024

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

THE “WHOLE LIFE” APPROACH IN PAEDIATRICS

Professor David Rowitch MD ScD FMedSci FRS

MONDAY, April 22nd 2024

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm 

CHANGING THE FACE OF SEPSIS: TURNING A SYNDROMIC RESPONSE INTO A DISEASE

Dr Ron Daniels BEM MBChB, FRCA, FFICM, FRCPEd

FRIDAY, May 13th 2024

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

8.15pm ANNUAL ORATION

THE FUTURE OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Professor Dame Clare Gerada DBE FRCP FRCGP FRCPsych

MONDAY, 17th June 2024

Visit to the Parker Library at
Corpus Christi College Cambridge

Details tba

MONDAY, July 22nd 2024

11.00am House and Finance Committee and Trustees Meeting