Sir James McGrigor 250th anniversary
Posted On 10 December 2020
UPDATED APRIL 2021
2021 is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Sir James McGrigor, the Father of the British Army Medical Services. The Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society and the University of Aberdeen held a commemorative “virtual seminar" on on the actual anniversary, Friday 9 April for university alumni, MedChi members, and guests. Under Covid-19 restrictions, a wreath was laid at the McGrigor obelisk in Duthie Park in advance for inclusion in the on-line seminar. The seminar can be viewed here.