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Annual Programme 2021 – 2022

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”

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 11th 2021

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm First General Meeting

8.15pm PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS 

REFLECTIONS

Professor Clara Lowy MD MSc FRCP

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25th 2021

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

 

ENDELL STREET: THE PIONEER WOMEN DOCTORS WHO TREATED THE WOUNDED OF WW1

Wendy Moore

MONDAY, November 8th 2021

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

MEDICAL FRAUD

Dr Peter Wilmshurst BSc MB ChB FRCP FISM FFSEM

 

MONDAY, November 22nd 2021

5.30pm Presidential Nomination Committee

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

HOW THE HON. SIR MALCOLM MACNAGHTEN’S JUDGEMENT IN R V BOURNE (1938) LIT THE TOUCH PAPER OF WOMEN’S PRO-CHOICE EMANCIPATION

Sarah Clark QC

Wednesday, December 13th 2021

 

12.30/1.00pm Christmas Lunch

MONDAY, January 10th 2022

6.00pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

POLITICS AND MENTAL HEALTH

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan MP
Shadow Mental Health Minister

MONDAY, January 24th 2022

5.15pm Nominations Committee

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

HOW CAN SPATIAL DATA ABOUT BUILDING STOCKS INFORM AND SUPPORT PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES, & WHY IS DATA VISUALISATION SO IMPORTANT

Polly Hudson BA Hons, MRes, PhD

MONDAY, February 14th 2022

6.15pm Library Committee

8.00pm LLOYD ROBERTS LECTURE

HIPPOCRATES, CONSCIENCE & THE LAW: HOW SHOULD HEALTH PROFESSIONALS REACT TO TODAY’S BROAD STREET PUMP?

Dr Robin Stott FRCP FFPH

MONDAY, February 28th 2022

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting 

ENDOCRINE CONSEQUENCES OF NOVEL ANTI-CANCER TREATMENTS

Paul Carroll MD FRCP

 

MONDAY, March 7th 2022

The Army and Navy Club
36-39 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5BN

Principal Guest: The Rt Hon. the Lord Judge

MONDAY, March 28th 2022

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

THE HISTORY OF PITUITARY SURGERY

Mr Mick Powell FRCS FRCP

MONDAY, April 11th 2022

5.30pm House and Finance Committee

8.00pm Ordinary Meeting

BREAKING BAD: WHEN DOCTORS BREAK THE RULES

Professor Gwen Adshead MB BS FRCPysch MA MSt

MONDAY, April 25th 2022

6.00pm Trustees Meeting

8.00pm Lettsom Lecture

CELL PROLIFERATION IN HEALTH & DISEASE:
YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

Dr Catherine Sarraf BSc, PhD, FRCPath

MONDAY, May 9th 2022

6.00pm Meeting of Council

8.00pm Second General Meeting

8.15pm ANNUAL ORATION

WHAT HAVE OSPREYS DONE FOR ME?

Dr Hilary Hearnshaw PhD

MONDAY, July  2022 – Details to Follow

Date and venue to be announced

MONDAY, July 25th 2022

 

11.00am House and Finance Committee and Trustees Meeting