500 year lecture series- 1700s: Enlightenment, revolution and a college in crisis

When and where

14 June 2018
Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regents Place, London, NW1 4LE

Past event

500 year lecture series- 1700s: Enlightenment, revolution and a college in crisis

The 18th century was a time of upheaval for the college when medical militancy and revolution was in the air. This lecture will explore the challenging aspects that the RCP faced during this time

Programme

6pm Arrival refreshments (tea and coffee)

6.30pm Lecture starts

7.30pm Lecture finishes

Extra details to be confirmed

Louella Vaughan

Dr Louella Vaughan is a consultant acute physician at Royal London Hospital and Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Nuffield Trust. She is also trained as a historian at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, specialising in the Early Modern period. She has served on several committees of the Royal College of Physicians, including Future Hospital Commission. Her clinical research interests include models of acute care and the risk of stratification of the unwell patient.

March of the militants siege of Warwick Lane, 1767