A surgeon letting blood from a woman's arm, and a physician examining a urine-flask. Oil painting by a Flemish painter, 18th (?) century. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
Speaker Dr Michael Brown (Roehampton University) Title Teaching Compassion – Surgical Education and the Inculcation of Moral Values in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary It is often […]

Teaching Compassion – Surgical Education and the Inculcation of Moral ...


Forceps delivery as shown by William Smellie, 1792 . Public Domain.
Speaker Nathalie Sage Pranchere (Paris-Sorbonne University) Title Midwives’ and Medical Students’ Clinical Obstetric Training in Nineteenth-Century France Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary This paper intends to shed some light on […]

Midwives’ and Medical Students’ Clinical Obstetric Training in Nineteenth-Century France


An 1856 lithograph of the Selimiye barracks as a hospital for British wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. Florence Nightingale led an nursing expedition to the hospital in 1854. Public Domain.
Speaker Dr Claire Jones (King’s College London) Title Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, c. 1870 – 1900 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The introduction of […]

Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, ...



Saint George's Hospital, London: the dissecting room with students and lecturers, including Henry Gray. Wellcome Images.
Speaker Professor Jonathan Reinarz (University of Birmingham) Title Portrait of the medical student as a young man – caricatures, realism and airbrushed history, c.1825-1939 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The […]

Portrait of the medical student as a young man – ...


Members of the Paris Medical Faculty (1904), caricature by Adrien Barrère. Pubilc Domain.
Speaker Alain Caubet (University of Rennes) Title The French med student ‘carabin’ is no longer what he used to be Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’ hosted by CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The resounding folklore surrounding the French study of […]

The French med student ‘carabin’ is no longer what he ...


Severe fluorosis. US National Library of Medicine, Images from the History of Medicine, A020828. Public Domain.
Speaker John Borgonovo (University College Cork) Title Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary While medical education has attracted the attention of […]

Students at the Cork University Dental School and Hospital, 1913-1990.



President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill in the Oval Office, with (l to r) Bennett “Champ” Clark, J. Hardin Peterson, John Rankin, Paul Cunningham, Edith N. Rogers, J.M. Sullivan, Walter George, John Stelle, Robert Wagner, (unknown), and Alben Barkley; June 22, 1944. Public Domain
Speaker Jackie Uí Chionna (NUI Galway) Title The G.I. Bill and American Medical Students at University College Galway, 1946–1966 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Acknowledged as one of the most […]

The G.I. Bill and American Medical Students at University College ...


Coupe sagittale médiane du cerveau, dite de Charcot, dans le Traité complet de l'anatomie de l'homme de Bourgery et Jacob. Public Domain
Speaker Florent Palluault (Poitiers City Library) Title Mutual Instruction Among Morbid Anatomy Students – The First Société Anatomique de Paris (1803-1809) Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary On 12 Frimaire Year […]

Mutual Instruction Among Morbid Anatomy Students – The First Société ...


The interior of the Department of Anatomy at Cambridge University. Photograph, 1888/1893. Wellcome Library, London.
Speaker Jenna M. Dittmar (University of Cambridge) Title The creation and evolution of the educational role of the Cambridge Anatomical Museum. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Anatomical  museums  were  integral  […]

The Creation and Evolution of the Educational Role of the ...



Kibble Palace at the Glasgow Botanic Gardens - rear panoramic view. Public Domain.
Speaker Clare Hickman (King’s College London) Title Botanic Gardens as Spaces and Places of Medical Teaching – The example of the Glasgow and Edinburgh Botanic Gardens. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 […]

Botanic Gardens as Spaces and Places of Medical Teaching – ...