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The Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh

Founded 1821

Programme for session CLXXXX (2017-2018)




February : Friday 16th2018 :   7.30pm for 8.00pm

Talk : “ Healthy Cognitive Ageing: findings from the Lothian Birth Cohorts”

Prof Ian Deary, Medical Research Council and University of Edinburgh

Venue: The Project Room, 50 George Square, EH8 9JY.



March Friday 16th 2018 :  7.30pm for 8.00pm

Talk :“Gasmasks and Lipstick “

Dr Margaret Collingwood

followed by Annual General Meeting  9.00pm to 9.30pm

Venue:  The Project Room, 50 George Square, EH8 9JY


April : Friday 20th : 7pm for 7.30pm talk and dinner at 8.00pm

Med Chi Annual Dinner

Guest speaker :  Dr Allan Beveridge

“Divided opinions : Approaching the mythology of RD Laing”

The New Club, 86 Princes Street, EH2 2BB.     (Dress code - black tie or national dress)


May:  Saturday 5th

Summer outing

Trip to Innerpeffray Libray,by Crieff: the oldest lending library in Scotland.

Further details nearer the time