While our team work from home they want to share some interesting objects, books and stories from our library, museum and archives with you. Our second #MuseumFromHome video is by senior curator Lowri Jones with a brief history of the stethoscope.
This blog post looks at the end of the life of Ruth Harris (1926–1980), who died from cancer in 1980 before she could be awarded fellowship.
As part of Explore Your Archive 2020, an ongoing campaign for public and private organisations across the UK and Ireland to showcase the hidden gems stored in their collections, Archive Manager Pamela Forde considers a report on leprosy that shaped the treatment of the disease and its management across the globe.
The RCP Museum usually holds exhibitions, events and tours of our fascinating collections in the RCP’s Grade 1 listed Regent’s Park home, welcoming thousands of visitors a year. But what do you do when a global pandemic means that everyone is staying at home, and the museum can’t engage with our visitors in any of the normal ways?
Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe was a distinguished professor of medicine at the University of Ibadan and a pioneer in the specialty of hypertension and nephrology in Nigeria and across Africa.
Remembering Babatunde Kwaku Adadevoh by Julie Beckwith, head of library, archive and museum services
Robert Bridges, the Poet Laureate physician
Watch a brand-new video created for Open House London with assistant archivist Felix Lancashire as he explores the RCP's archives to uncover the story of how our most recent home came to be.
Assistant archivist, Felix Lancashire, explores the archives of a charismatic and controversial RCP fellow.