A history of medicine podcast based on lectures and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


This podcast presents stories from the history of medicine. Casenotes examines some of the different ways that doctors have thought about health and illness over the past two thousand years, exploring a range of eye-opening subjects and intriguing events from antiquity. The podcasts are live recordings of events which have taken place in the College. To see the slides please check the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Youtube channel.

The podcast is available to download on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean and Soundcloud.

In two short talks we look

In this talk Prof Michael Cholbi explores the medical and emotional

In this episode of Casenotes Glasgow-based artist Ally Zlatar explores her works which contain examinations of the

In this episode of Casenotes Charlotte Holmes uncovers the history of medical recipes and the historical

This lecture explores botany and medicine in Edinburgh since 16th

The Edinburgh physician and Professor of Moral Philosophy, Dr Thomas Brown (1778-1820), is little known today, and

Curators of the history of medicine are now facing one of the greatest challenges of their careers – how to collect

In this lecture Dr Maureen Park uses the archive of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital to examine the reasons why, and the