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Welcome to Derby Medical Society!

Welcome to the website of the Derby Medical Society. The society was founded in 1862 for the purpose of bringing together medical practitioners from the many diverse branches of medicine to discuss the medical science of the day and to present and discuss cases of interest to its members.

To this day, the society maintains the spirit and motivation of its founders through the presentation of a yearly lecture series featuring keynote speakers from all walks of medicine, many of whom have world renowned reputations in their field. Additionally, the society has a proud tradition of supporting the medical community through its long standing association with the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund and through the provision of bursaries and awards for medical students and trainees.

The President for the 2017-2018 session is Dr Stuart Holloway. Lectures are listed in the News section.

Dates for 2017-18

Click on  the News tab for the dates.

President’s Address Wednesday 11th October 7pm for 7:30pm Medical School Derby

Dr Stuart Holloway will deliver his Presidential Address, ‘On Curiosity: Curiosity Cured the Cat’, taking a journey from Shakespeare to the modern lecture theatre.

We look forward to a great season in 2017-2018!

Next meeting!

22nd November 2017
Medical Education
Dr Rakesh Patel MBChB MRCP(UK) (Nephrology) MD MMEd SFHEA
Clinical Associate Professor in Medical Education & Honorary Consultant Nephrologist,
University of Nottingham & Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
‘Under-performance and Remediation in Medical Education’

This meeting will take place on Wednesday 8th November 2017 at 7.30pm in the Main Lecture Theatre in the School of Graduate Entry Medicine and Health.

The President extends an open invitation to Derby Medical Students to attend the meeting.

[Car Parking is available in the Medical School Car Park or Car Park 4 opposite]

A loop system for the hard of hearing is installed in the Lecture Theatre.

There will be a hot buffet provided by The Butler’s Pantry as usual served from 6.30pm onwards the cost of which is £10 per person
(Medical Students have a reduced rate of £5 per person).



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