Petrie Lecture

Wednesday, 24 March 2021


Professor Jim Petrie Annual Lecture Professor Peter Langhome, Professor of Stroke Care, University of Glasgow The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh have postponed the RCPE Conference...

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Natural Justice

Thursday, 04 March 2021


NATURAL JUSTICE AND PLACE: EXAMPLES OF HOW SOIL CAN BE USED AS INTELLIGENCE AND EVIDENCE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM Professor Lorna Dawson CBE, Head of Forensic Soil Science, The James Hutt...

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AI in Imaging

Thursday, 04 February 2021


WILL AI REALLY CHANGE IMAGING? Professor Fiona Gilbert, Head of Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge Fiona Gilbert is Head of Department of Radiology at the University of Cambri...

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Thrombectomy in Stroke Care

Thursday, 07 January 2021


HOW WILL THROMBECTOMY CHANGE STROKE CARE IN THE NORTH EAST? Dr Mary Joan Macleod, Consultant Stroke Physician & Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology, University of Aberdeen Dr Macle...

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Medical Education in the time of Covid-19

Thursday, 03 December 2020


MEDICAL EDUCATION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 Professor Alan Denison, Dean of Postgraduate Medicine, NHS Education for Scotland Alan Denison graduated from University of Aberdeen in 1996. Follo...

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Public Health is more than Infectious Disease

Thursday, 19 November 2020


PRESIDENT’S MEDAL LECTURE – 2020/2021 Professor Elizabeth M Russell CBE, FRSE, MD (Commend.), D.Sc, FFCM, FRCP (Glas and Edin), Emeritus Professor of Social Medicine, University of Aberdeen...

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A Night In

Thursday, 05 November 2020


A NIGHT IN - MEDICINE, EVIDENCE AND LIFE – BYOB Dr Margaret McCartney, GP, Writer & Broadcaster Dr Margaret McCartney is a GP in Glasgow, freelance writer, broadcaster, and author of ...

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Following the Data

Thursday, 01 October 2020


Cancelled - may be re-arranged FOLLOWING THE DATA: A FOCUS ON THE ROLE OF ‘LOCAL’ IN HOW DATA CAN HELP TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND CARE Professor Corri Black, Professor of Public Health, Dire...

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Presidential address

Thursday, 04 June 2020


AGM & Presidential address: "Go Home and Sit Still" Dr Bill Reith. Aberdeen ...

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Undergraduate Electives Evening

Thursday, 14 May 2020


Joint Event with University of Aberdeen Medical Society All are welcome to hear short presentations by students who received the society's elective bursaries. On the night, the audience will de...

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Doctor's Health

Thursday, 07 May 2020


Prof Clare Gerada, Professor of General Practice, London Dr Clare Gerada has just passed her 26th year mile stone working in the same GP practice in South London. She began working there h...

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Grin or Bear It: Changing the Clinical Face of Pain Management

Thursday, 02 April 2020


CANCELLED Prof Blair Smith, Prof of Population Health Science, Dundee Blair H Smith is the Scottish Government’s National Lead Clinician for Chronic Pain.  Chronic pain is, by f...

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For Those in Peril on the Sea

Thursday, 05 March 2020


Prof Sir Lewis Ritchie, Prof of General Practice, Aberdeen Professor Sir Lewis Ritchie worked as a GP and medical researcher.  He is the James Mackenzie Professor of General Practice ...

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Aberdeen’s Contribution to the Genetics Revolution

Thursday, 20 February 2020


President's Medal Lecture 2019/20 Professor Neva Haites OBE, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Genetics, University of Aberdeen Neva Haites was born in Brisbane and obtained a PhD in Biochemis...

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The Rise of the Machines

Thursday, 06 February 2020


Ms Joan Ingram OBE, Patient/journalist The Rise of the Machines - and How Ready is the Medical Establishment for Technological Transformation in Type 1 Care? Joan Ingram graduated from Dund...

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Responding to the Challenges of Multimorbidity and Polypharmacy

Thursday, 09 January 2020


Prof Bruce Guthrie, Professor of General Practice, Edinburgh Bruce Guthrie is a health services researcher with an interest in the quality and safety of healthcare, particularly in relatio...

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Doctors Are People Too: How Research Can Inform Workforce Policy and Planning

Thursday, 05 December 2019


Prof Jen Cleland, Prof of Medical Education, Aberdeen Jen has been John Simpson Chair of Medical Education Research since 2011, and is Director of the Centre for Healthcare Education Resea...

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Criminals, Outlaws or Victims - are we treating drug users fairly?

Thursday, 07 November 2019


Roy Robertson, Prof of Addiction Medicine, Edinburgh Roy Robertson is Professor of Addiction Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Centre for Population Health Sciences, and Partner at ...

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Making Decisions under Pressure

Thursday, 17 October 2019


President’s Medal Lecture (2018/19) Professor George Youngson graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1973.  After research and training in a number of centres and countries...

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How to Train Doctors to Deliver Healthcare in an Austere Environment

Thursday, 03 October 2019


Brigadier Robin Simpson, Defence Dean, Birmingham Robin Simpson graduated MB ChB from the University of Aberdeen in 1983. On joining the Army, he undertook Parachute training and then depl...

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