A History of Medicine Podcast based on lectures and events at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

 

 

This podcast, ‘Casenotes', is for anyone interested in the medical humanities and history. It examines some of the different ways that doctors have thought about health and illness over the past two thousand years and will raise general insights about the origins of modern scientific medicine, the role of medicine in society, and the extent and limits of scientific thinking through the ages. 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.

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Podcast Episodes

The podcasts will be uploaded every two weeks.

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Introduction to Casenotes

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Ep.1 - Prof. Dame Sue Black - The History of Forensic Anthropology

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Ep.2 - Dr Stephen Craig - Sir John Pringle - Preserving What is Most Useful the Annotated Medical and Physical Observations

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Ep.3 - Prof. Helen King - Poems on Plagues Thomas Sprat and the Later History of the Plague of Athens

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Ep.4 - Prof. Keir Waddington - Wurst than the other sausages food, fear and public health in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

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Ep.5 - Dr. Michael Crumplin - The Bloody Fields of Waterloo Medical Support for Wellington’s Greatest Victory