Aberdeen’s Contribution to the Genetics Revolution

Thursday, 20 February 2020


President's Medal Lecture 2019/20 Professor Neva Haites OBE, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Genetics, University of Aberdeen Neva Haites was born in Brisbane and obtained a PhD in Biochemis...

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The Rise of the Machines

Thursday, 06 February 2020


Ms Joan Ingram OBE, Patient/journalist The Rise of the Machines - and How Ready is the Medical Establishment for Technological Transformation in Type 1 Care? Joan Ingram graduated from Dund...

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Responding to the Challenges of Multimorbidity and Polypharmacy

Thursday, 09 January 2020


Prof Bruce Guthrie, Professor of General Practice, Edinburgh Bruce Guthrie is a health services researcher with an interest in the quality and safety of healthcare, particularly in relatio...

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Doctors Are People Too: How Research Can Inform Workforce Policy and Planning

Thursday, 05 December 2019


Prof Jen Cleland, Prof of Medical Education, Aberdeen Jen has been John Simpson Chair of Medical Education Research since 2011, and is Director of the Centre for Healthcare Education Resea...

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Criminals, Outlaws or Victims - are we treating drug users fairly?

Thursday, 07 November 2019


Roy Robertson, Prof of Addiction Medicine, Edinburgh Roy Robertson is Professor of Addiction Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Centre for Population Health Sciences, and Partner at ...

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Making Decisions under Pressure

Thursday, 17 October 2019


President’s Medal Lecture (2018/19) Professor George Youngson graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School in 1973.  After research and training in a number of centres and countries...

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How to Train Doctors to Deliver Healthcare in an Austere Environment

Thursday, 03 October 2019


Brigadier Robin Simpson, Defence Dean, Birmingham Robin Simpson graduated MB ChB from the University of Aberdeen in 1983. On joining the Army, he undertook Parachute training and then depl...

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Presidential Address

Thursday, 06 June 2019


Annual General Meeting & Presidential Address Dr Stephen Lynch, GP and Clinical Director, Aberdeen City Health & Social Care Partnership ...

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Electives Evening

Thursday, 16 May 2019


Joint Event with University of Aberdeen Medical Society All are welcome to hear short presentations by students who received the society's elective bursaries. On the night, the audience will de...

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Heritage Event

Wednesday, 08 May 2019


Winning the Peace? "The Scottish Women's Hospital - in the Cloister of the Abbaye at Royaumont. Dr. Frances Ivens inspecting a French patient.” by Norah Neilson Gray © Imperial War Mu...

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Essence of General Practice

Thursday, 02 May 2019


Professor John Gillies OBE, Past Chair of RCGP Scotland & Honorary Professor University of Edinburgh, Senior Adviser Global Health Academy, Co-Director University of Edinburgh Compassion I...

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Leadership in Difficult Times

Thursday, 04 April 2019


Sir Douglas Flint, Past Finance Director and recently retired Chairman of HSBC. Leadership in Difficult Times: An Opportunity to Demonstrate Underlying Character and Values or Confirm Weakness ...

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Professor Jim Petrie Annual Lecture

Wednesday, 27 March 2019


The annual Jim Petrie lecture will take place during the RCPE symposium at the Suttie Centre at 11.30am on Wednesday 27th March 2019. The Global Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance: How ...

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Friend or Foe

Thursday, 07 March 2019


Professor Elisabeth Innes MBE, Principal Scientist and Director of Communication, Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh Friend or Foe - the parasites that live inside us Scottish doctors, s...

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What’s Next?

Thursday, 07 February 2019


Professor Rona Patey, Honorary Clinical Professor, Medical Education, University of Aberdeen. MBChB at the University of Aberdeen: what’s next? Rona will consider the achievements and ong...

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No need for a doctor?

Thursday, 10 January 2019


Dr Alistair Glennie, Kemnay GP, Medical Officer Scottish Mountain Rescue and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team doctor. Mountain Rescue Medicine - no need for a doctor? Alistair will talk about ...

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Job Done!

Thursday, 06 December 2018


Professor James Ferguson, A&E Consultant, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Job Done! A reflection from 2020 on the impact of Technology Enabled Care. Professor Ferguson was born in Aberdeen and...

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Heritage Exhibition

Wednesday, 07 November 2018


Exhibition of Medical and Nursing Services in World War 1 Wednesday 7 November - Saturday 10 November The display was shown in Woodend Hospital, the Suttie Centre, Foresterhill and in ...

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Floating Medical Practices

Thursday, 01 November 2018


Drs Jim Repper, Ruby Watt & Fiona Garton Three semi retired Aberdeen GPs share their experience in medical volunteering with the Vine Trust and their role in delivering medical services in ...

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Not the Illness Village

Thursday, 04 October 2018


Mr Sandy Reid, Senior Service Manager at Aberdeen Health Village. Aberdeen City Health Village is the newest health facility in Aberdeen. This lecture will cover the history behind its inceptio...

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