20th century


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.



The Medical Missionary of Mary, June 1960
Speaker Ailish Veale (Trinity College Dublin) Title The dual training of medical missionaries, 1940-1960 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 Prior to 1936 Catholic nuns were forbidden by Canon law from […]

The Dual Training of Medical Missionaries, 1940-1960


Development and Dissemination of Venereological Knowledge Among English Medical Professionals 1886-1913, PhD thesis by Anne Hanley, 2014. Photo by Anne Hanley.
Speaker Anne Hanley (University of Cambridge) Title Venereology at the Polyclinic – Postgraduate study among general practitioners in England, 1899-1914 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 In 1899, the British Medical […]

Venereology at the Polyclinic: Postgraduate Study Among GPs in England ...


The Battle of the Pills, Boston Evening Times, 25 November 1871
Speaker Professor Nadav Davidovitch (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Title Alternative Visions of Scientific Medicine – Homeopathic Medical Education in the Post Flexner Era 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 In […]

Alternative Visions of Scientific Medicine – Homeopathic Medical Education in ...



Female Reproductive System: Menstrual Cycle, Endometrium During Cycle, & Uterus Cross Section. Hand-drawn sketch by Dr A. Kent Christensen (University of Michigan Medical School)
Speaker Professor Mary Daly (University College Dublin Title Rhythm and Blues – Natural Family Planning in Ireland, 1930s-1980s Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 6 February 2014 Summary The typical historiography of contraception in Ireland focuses on well-known landmarks such as the 1935 Criminal Law Amendment […]

Rhythm and Blues – Natural Family Planning in Ireland, 1930s-1980s


Speaker Dr Sean Lucey (Queen’s University Belfast) Title Municipal Health Care and Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 17 October 2013 Summary: Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast In 1935 the Medical Officer for Health for Belfast, […]

Maternity and Child Welfare in Inter-War Belfast