RCP Museum Late: Women in medicine

Royal College of Physicians Museum
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This event ended on Thursday 7th of March 2024
Free but booking required
Venue Information
Royal College Of Physicians
St Andrew's Place, NW1 4LE
Nearest Tube/Rail Stations
Great Portland Street 0.14 miles

Join us to celebrate Women’s History Month after hours. Explore the history of women in medicine at the RCP through our collections.

What early evidence can be found of women in medicine in the RCP records? Which famous doctor and suffragist campaigned for the RCP to finally accept women members? Which early female RCP member was General Medical Director for the WRNS and set up hostels to care for unmarried mothers with venereal disease? Who were the women who paved the way for female doctors, members, fellows and president’s of the RCP?

Discover these stories and many more.

*Drop in to explore special archives on display with an expert
*Join a specialist Women’s History Month tour featuring examples from our collections.
*Visit exhibition ‘Fortitude: healthcare workers’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic’
*Enjoy our artwork, medical instruments and other collections on display.

Regent’s Perk Café will be open for drinks throughout the evening.

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