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.

The body brings together a number of vexing questions: it is ‘animal

In the majority of his novels, short stories, and essays, in his

Bodily suffering is central to the experience of being human, yet we

Aristotle's Masterpiece is neither a masterpiece nor by Aristotle. It

This talk explores the various stages of the Battle of Waterloo (1815

This talk combines history of science, food and culture and applies

This talk examines responses to Thucydides’ narrative of the plague

Sir John Pringle was born in 1707. He studied medicine at the