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Annual Programme 2019 – 2020

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 and 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”

The current Academic Programme is:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14th 2019

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm First General Meeting

8.15pm PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 

A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD

Professor Dafydd Thomas MA MD FRCP

MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th 2019

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Student Electives Competition

 Keynote Address

(The role of student electives in the 21st Century)

Principal Guest: Mr Martin Lupton FRCOG

MONDAY, November 11th 2019

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

INFECTIOUS DISEASES: ARE WE IN CONTROL?

Professor Jeffrey W Almond PHD FMedSci

MONDAY, November 25th 2019

5.30pm Presidential Nomination Committee

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

PAIN MANAGEMENT – A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Dr Clare Roques PhD FRCA FFPMRCA

MONDAY, December 16th 2019

 

12.30/1.00pm Christmas Lunch

MONDAY, January 13th 2020

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

A WOMAN IN A MAN’S FIELD

Professor Averil Mansfield CBE FRCS FRCP

MONDAY, January 27th 2020

5.30pm Nominations Committee

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

MODERNISING OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION FOR
INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Dr Cordelia Coltart BSc PhD DTM&H MRCP FRCPath

MONDAY, February 10th 2020

6.15pm Library Committee

8.00pm LLOYD ROBERTS LECTURE

WOMEN’S HEALTH, HUMAN RIGHTS ANDWOMEN’S HEALTH, HUMAN RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY -IS SDGS ACHIEVABLE IN 2030

Professor Lesley Regan MB BS MD DSc FRCOG

MONDAY, February 24th 2020

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

WHAT CAN CJD TEACH US ABOUT COMMONWHAT CAN CJD TEACH US ABOUT COMMON NEUROGENERATIVE DISEASES?

Professor John Collinge CBE FRS

MONDAY, March 9th 2020

 7.00/7.30 ANNUAL DINNER

The Athenaeum, The Athenaeum, Pall Mall, SW1Y 5ER

 

Principal Guest: Professor H Alan Crockard FRCS FDSRCS(Hon)

MONDAY, March 23rd 2020

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

LONG TERM EFFECTS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:LONG TERM EFFECTS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: FROM SPORTING INJURIES TO THE BATTLEFIELD

Professor David Sharp PhD MB BS MRCP

MONDAY, April 27th 2020

5.30pm House and Finance Committee

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm LETTSOMIAN LECTURE

THE CHALLENGE OF BALANCE DISORDERS

Professor Linda Luxon CBE BSc FRCP

MONDAY, May 11th 2020

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Second General Meeting

8.15pm ANNUAL ORATION

DEMENTIA TODAY

Professor Martin Rossor MA MD FRCP FMedSci

TUESDAY, May 19th 2020

 

6.00/6.30pm MANSELL PRIZE COMPETITION

MONDAY, June 8th 2020

11.00am SUMMER PARTY

Windsor Castle including a tour of the archives and
Private view of the Leonardo drawings

MONDAY, July 20th 2020

 

11.00am House and Finance Committee

12.30pm Trustees Meeting