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The RCPI awards Canavan Medal and Reuben Harvey Memorial Prize to top scoring MRCPI and final year medical students

The RCPI has announced that Dr Georgia Richard, St James’sHospital, Dublin, is the winner of this year’s Canavan Medal. This major award is given to the doctor who scored the highest marks in the MRCPI in General Medicine examination each year, demonstrating outstanding knowledge and skill in passing every component of the Membership examination on…

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Historical public health cartoons

The RCPI Heritage Centre opens its archive to reveal historical public health awareness With public health taking centre stage at present, the RCPI has delved into their archives for some images of historical campaigns. This collection of original cartoons date from 1908-1910 and relate to public health concerns in Dublin and/or Sir Charles Cameron. Sir…

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From the archive: The Dublin Hospitals Rugby Cup

The RCPI Heritage Centre opens its archive to reveal images from this sporting institution The Dublin Hospitals Rugby Cup is Ireland’s oldest rugby competition, established in 1881 by a group of Dublin doctors, including William Thornley Stoker (brother of Bram), to foster friendly competition between the various Dublin Hospitals. Sir Patrick Dun’s Hospital was involved…

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The RCPI Heritage Centre opens its archive to reveal pictures from St Ultan’s Hospital

These images are part of the St Ultan’s Hospital archive held by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Heritage Centre. St Ultan’s Hospital was founded in 1919 by Dr Kathleen Lynn and a group of female supporters to provide medical care to some of Dublin’s poorest children. The hospital practised a policy of positive…

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