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 the 1600s Peter Sartorius, a citizen and surgeon of Strasbourg,

In this talk Dr Allan Beveridge discusses the nineteenth centry

The place of the public within public health is a critical issue for

William Orpen (1878-1931) produced numerous pictures of doctors and

The military success of a fighting force depends in large part on the

In Scotland’s enlightenment a bride stabs her husband on their

During the last 100 years, the treatment of diabetes mellitus in

Between the French Revolution and WWI, Europe and America witnessed a