Elective Presentations 2024

Tuesday, 14 May 2024

The University of Aberdeen 2024 MBChB Graduates, who were awarded Elective Bursaries by the Society to facilitate their final year studies, will be invited to compete for the Adam Quaich by present...

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Scottish Steel and Irish Fire

Thursday, 02 May 2024

SCOTTISH STEEL AND IRISH FIRE:  Lessons for today’s doctors from the history of the birth of iv fluid therapy in Edinburgh in 1832 2 May 2024 Dr Liam Plant MB BSc FRCPI FRCPE, Cons...

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The Future of Aberdeen's Past

Thursday, 18 April 2024

The Medico-Chirurgical Society holds a valuable archive and collection of medical artefacts. This inheritance should not be seen in isolation but as an integral part of our shared North-East S...

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Was It All A Dream?

Thursday, 04 April 2024

WAS IT ALL A DREAM? DEALING WITH THE ‘FIRST WAVE’ OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC FROM A RESPIRATORY PERSPECTIVE 4 April 2024 Professor Jonathan Bennett, Honorary Professor of Respiratory Scie...

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Jim Petrie Lecture 2024

Wednesday, 13 March 2024

PROFESSOR JIM PETRIE ANNUAL LECTURE Do It Now ... Then It's Done Professor Tom MacDonald, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Dundee, Director ...

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21st Century Medical Masqueraders

Thursday, 07 March 2024

21ST CENTURY MEDICAL MASQUERADERS 7 March 2024 Professor Neil Basu, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Glasgow. The mischievousness of the immune system is arguably best manifeste...

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Presidential Medal Lecture 2023/2024

Thursday, 15 February 2024

PRESIDENT’S MEDAL LECTURE – 2023/2024: HOW DO WE KNOW CONTRACEPTIVES ARE SAFE? 15 February 2024 Professor Philip Hannaford, Emeritus Professor of Primary Care, University of Aberdee...

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The Medic and Charity

Thursday, 01 February 2024

THE MEDIC AND CHARITY 1 February 2024 Professor Syed Iftikhar MB BS, DM, FRCS, Consultant Surgeon and Hon. Associate Professor, Royal Derby Hospital. Professor Iftikhar qualified f...

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International Medical Societies

Thursday, 11 January 2024

INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SOCIETIES - EDUCATIONAL AND FUN…OR NOT? 11 January 2024 Dr Colin Mumford, Consultant Neurologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurology, University of Edinburgh...

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Pro-Rich Bias and Gender Inequalities

Thursday, 07 December 2023


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The Man Who Knew Everything

Thursday, 02 November 2023

AVICENNA, IBN SINA, IN EUROPE’S MEDICAL EDUCATION (OR THE MAN WHO KNEW EVERYTHING) 2 November 2023 Professor Ehsan Masood, London-based science journalist. Avicenna’s 11th cent...

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Is It Bunk, or Vital to Remember?

Thursday, 05 October 2023

IS IT BUNK, OR VITAL TO REMEMBER? 5 October 2023 Professor John Forsythe, Organ Utilisation Consultant for NHSBT, Transplant Honorary Professor, and Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Royal Inf...

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Presidential Address

Thursday, 01 June 2023

Annual General Meeting & Presidential Address Dr Mary Joan MacLeod, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen   Link   ...

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Thursday, 18 May 2023

Simulation in Medical Education: The Future Dr Craig Brown, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen & ED Consultant (Followed by visit to the Suttie Centre) Dr Cra...

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Aberdeen to Africa

Thursday, 27 April 2023

Lifetimes of Asthma & COPD: from Aberdeen to Africa Professor Graham Devereux, Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Graham went to medical school i...

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Bad Fat

Thursday, 06 April 2023

Just Why is Fat Bad for the Cell? Using Lipidomics to Understand Disease Professor Jules Griffin, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen Professor Jules Griffin’s research focuses on ...

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Heritage Event 2023

Wednesday, 29 March 2023

Celebrating the Contribution of Volunteers to Healthcare Recordings: Session 1 Session 2     ...

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Petrie Annual Lecture

Wednesday, 15 March 2023

Clinical Trials in a Crisis - Lessons from Recovery Professor Sir Martin Landray, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology, University of Oxford The annual Professor Jim Petrie lecture, a j...

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Transatlantic Collaboration

Thursday, 02 March 2023

What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger Remote & Rural Medicine: A Transatlantic Collaboration - remote ischemic conditioning in stroke and vascular dementia Prof David C Hess MD, str...

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President’s Medal

Thursday, 16 February 2023

President’s Medal Lecture – 2022/2023 Communication, Culture, Learner and Patient Safety Professor Rona Patey, Director of the Institute of Education in Healthcare Medical Science, Univ...

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