Event Details

Secrets in the Blood: William Harvey, Royal College of Physicians of London

RCPE Lecture Edinburgh

Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018


Venue:

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street
Edinburgh
EH2 1JQ

Overview

Speaker: Kristin Hussey (Curator, Royal College of Physicians of London)

Born into a middle-class family in 1578, William Harvey rose to fame as one of Britain’s foremost anatomists, Harvey’s discovery of the circulation of blood rocked the medical world of the time, published in his treatise On the Motion of the Heart and Blood. Physician to King Charles I and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, William Harvey is one of history’s prominent figures.

As the RCPLondon enters its 500th year, this lecture reflects on the Harveian revolution and what Harvey means to physicians today.

This event is part of the Edinburgh History of Medicine Group, a collaboration with the University of Edinburgh.

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Programme

This event begins at 4.30pm and ends at 5.30pm.

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Fees

This event is free.

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Further information is available from:

Iain Milne

i.milne@rcpe.ac.uk

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Further Info

Access

As a listed building, the College has restricted disabled access. A wheelchair lift is provided at the rear of the College giving access to the Conference Centre and the main historic rooms, but not all of the smaller rooms used for educational events. For further information and assistance please contact the RCPE Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Accommodation and Directions to the College

The College has negotiated special rates with a number of local hotels.

Interactive map and directions

Download pdf map and directions

Bicycle racks are available for cyclists at the door to 8 Queen Street. For access to further bicycle racks, please ask at reception.

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