Medical education


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 ...


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.


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 ...



Lady Lyall and Dufferin Hospital for Women, Agra, India. Wellcome Library, London.
Speaker Gillian McClelland (Queen’s University Belfast) Title Lady Dufferin’s Fund and Medical Training for Women Educated in Colonial India 1885-1920 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 vicereine of India, Harriot […]

Lady Dufferin’s Fund and Medical Training for Women Educated in ...


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 ...


Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo by By Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Speaker Professor Greta Jones (University of Ulster) Title The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American Medical Education in the Twentieth Century 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 Following […]

The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American ...



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 ...