Medical students


Speaker Professor John Harley Warner (Yale) Title Student Work: Collective Identity, Belonging, and the American Medical School Event Keynote 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 Professor John Harley Warner’s paper examines identity […]

Student Work: Collective Identity, Belonging, and the American Medical School


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


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 ...


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 ...


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 – ...



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 ...


A foppish medical student smoking a cigarette, a tankard is on top of his medical books; denoting a cavalier attitude. Lithograph, 1854. Wellcome Library, London
Speaker Dr Laura Kelly (CHOMI, UCD). Title “Some of these Gentlemen may be a little Wild”: Irish Medical Student Culture, Gentility and Professional Identity, c.1830-1900 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 7 November 2013 Summary In 1831, sixteen-year-old Robert Thompson from Kilkenny began his medical […]

Irish Medical Student Culture, Gentility and Professional Identity, c.1830-1900



Speaker: Dr Jonathan Reinarz. This episode features Dr Jonathan Reinarz, Director of the History of Medicine Unit at the University of Birmingham. His paper “From rowdy youths to marginal men: a social history of medical students in provincial England, c.1825-1939” was delivered as part of the Centre Seminar Series on […]

From Rowdy Youths to Marginal Men: A Social History of ...