Senior Physicians Society - literature - 24th Feb, 2021, 2:00 pm (UK)

Senior Physicians Society - literature

The Senior Physicians Society (SPS) events cover non-medical subjects, with this event covering literature. Leaders in this field and friends of the RCP were invited to present, covering topics such as Dickens, ghost stories, food through literature and doctors as writers. This exciting programme of speakers have been put together by the SPS committee and SPS chair, Professor Dame Jane Dacre.


Professor Dane Jane Dacre, SPS chair

From Mr Pickwick to mesmerism: Charles Dickens in the medical world
Dr Nicholas Cambridge, honorary research fellow in humanities ​and medical history, University of Buckingham

MR James - ghosts and medics
Mr Andrew Robinson, history teacher at Eton College ​and keen biographer of MR James

The hungry reader: eating my way through literature
Dr Becky Selman, RCP senior educationalist and doctor ​of medieval English literature 

Doctors as writers
Mr Henry Marsh CBE DCL MA FRCS, neurosurgeon and author

This event is on-demand and you will be able watch immediately once registered. This event will be available to watch until 24 May 2021.

RCP members price: Free 
Non-members price: Free 

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You can join the SPS and have access to these events, both online and in person (once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted). Email to join the SPS membership for just £25 per year.

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