10 January 2013

Presidential Address:

An A-Z of the Medical Humanities

Dr John Quin,

Consultant Physician


7 Feb 2013

What I did on my Elective

Students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School report on their experiences during their medical electives.

7 March 2013

A Conversation about Painting

Mr Jonathan Yeo

Jonathan is one of the UK’s finest portrait painters. His images of Tony Blair, Nicole Kidman, and Dennis Hopper are well known. He has recently been interviewed extensively by Michael Parkinson for his new series.

4 April 2013

A Conversation about Writing

Mr Chris Paling

Chris is one of the UK’s most talented novelists. He has published nine novels, the most recent of which is Nimrod’s Shadow (2010)

2 May 2013

A Conversation about Contemporary Art and Medical Teaching

Professor Christine Borland

Christine is one of the Young British Artists (YBA) who came to prominence in the 1990’s. She was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1997. Her work often deals with forensic medicine and she has collaberated with the MRC at Glasgow University.

6 June 2013

Here be Giants….

Professor Marta Korbonits

Marta is a Professor of Endocrinology at Bart’s. She takes a particular interest in acromegaly and the genetics of this fascinating condition.

3 Oct 2013

Treasure of Wales

Mr David Anderson

David is the Director General of the National Museum of Wales. He has previously worked at the V&A.

7 Nov 2013

The Future of Obesity

Professor Steve O’Rahilly

Stephan is a Professor of Medicine at Cambridge known for his extensive research into the pathogenesis of obesity. He was awarded the Heinrich Wieland Prize in 2002 and the InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize in 2010.

5 Dec 2013

Polemics and Pharmaceuticals

Professor Edwin Gale

Edwin is Professor of Medicine at Bristol whose main research interest is in the epidemiology of Type 1 diabetes. He is editor of Diabetologia and is well known for his op-ed pieces in British and American journals.