An exhibition showcasing a collection of unpublished letters from the great English vaccine pioneer, recently transcribed by staff at the RSM library.
Opening Monday 24 July
Explore melancholy as both a physical humour within the body and the associated distemper of pensive sadness.
Explore the life and works of Louis Pasteur.
From oil paintings to art prints, this online exhibition explores the notable physicians, scientists and famous historical figures that can be found in the RSM's art collection.
A fascinating insight into the history of medicine, the growth of the medical and scientific professions and into the lives of former members of the Society.
Take a closer look at a few of the prominent figures who have been inaugurated as President of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Follow voyages of world-renowned physicians, surgeons and nurses that have shaped our understanding of medicine, through the exploration of journals, logs and records dating back to the 1700s.
This exhibition looks at the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Urology Section, which was crucial to the establishment of urology as a medical specialty.
A great figure in medicine from the late 1800s onwards, Sir William Osler was a member of the RSM and one of the founders of our History of Medicine Section. This exhibition takes a close look at the life of the renowned physician.
Steeped in 200 years of history, learn more about the beginnings of the RSM’s Library and how it has evolved into one of the largest medical libraries in Europe.
Showcasing women throughout history who have practised medicine, this online exhibition is a celebration of leading female clinicians who have paved the way for women to practice medicine today.
Showcasing key dates and moments that have impacted the medical history of LGBTQ, from the first documented gender reassignment surgery to the formation of LGBT networks by the UK Department of Health.
Take a closer look at the RSM Library’s collection of rare and beautiful herbal illustrations from the 16th and 17th century, including John Gerard's The Herbal and John Parkinson's Theatrum Botanicum.
Continuing the theme of herbal illustration in our previous exhibition, A Harmless Treasure, this exhibition showcases the botanical books that emerged from the popular pursuit of botany in the Victorian era.
16 January 2023 - 19 July 2023
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