Fitzpatrick Lecture is given annually at the Royal College of Physicians on a subject related to history of medicine. The lecturer, who must be a fellow of the College, is selected by the president and may be chosen to speak for two years successively. The lectures are supported by funds from the Fitzpatrick Trust which was established in 1901 by Agnes Letitia Fitzpatrick  with a £2,000 donation in memory of her physician husband  Thomas Fitzpatrick.   Agnes was influenced by her husband’s close friend,  Sir Norman Moore, who persuaded her to choose ‘’history of medicine’’ as a subject. Subsequently, Moore was credited with its idea and implementation.
The first two Fitzpatrick lectures were given by Joseph Frank Payne,
whose request instigated history of medicine lectures at the  Royal Society of Medicine and with whose support Sir William Osler established the History of Medicine Section. He was succeeded by Sir Norman Moore, Leonard Guthrie and Clifford Allbutt and Raymond Crawfurd. 
Lecturers [ edit ]
1903-1920 [ edit ]
Joseph Frank Payne
The Medicine of Anglo-Saxon Times.  Paid tribute to Thomas Fitzpatrick prior to first lecture, stating that Norman Moore, an intimate friend of Fitzpatrick, should have given the first lecture.
Sir Norman Moore
The history of the study of medicine in the British Isles.  Moore spoke on Medical Study in London during the Middle Ages and Education of physicians in London in the 17th century.
Contributions to the Study of . Precocity in Children  The History of Neurology. After Guthrie's death, his work was privately printed in 1921, by his nephew, Eric G. Millar.
Greek Medicine in Rome.   Allbutt dedicated the published lectures to Sir Norman Moore, president of the RCP.
Crawfurd further expanded these topics to produce books on the subjects.
Charles Arthur Mercier
Astrology in Medicine.  Leper houses and mediaeval hospitals. 
William Halse Rivers
Medicine, Magic and Religion. 
Medicine in England during the reign of . George III 
Edward Granville Browne
Arabian medicine. 
1921-1940 [ edit ]
1941-1960 [ edit ]
The Pestilences of War. 
The History of Some Therapeutic Procedures. 
Medicine in Oxford, a Historical Romance. 
C. E. Newman
The Evolution of Medical Education in the Nineteenth Century.  Newman described the development of professional solidarity and societies of physicians and apothecaries, demonstrating similarities between apothecaries and attorneys.
C F T East
Some Aspects of the History of Cardiology. 
W. S. C. Copeman
Medical Practice in the Tudor Period. 
K D Keele
Evolution of Clinical Methods in Medicine.  Published in a book reviewed by Lloyd G. Stevenson.
1961-1980 [ edit ]
K. D. Keele
Evolution of Clinical Methods in Medicine 
A H T Robb-Smith
The Oxford Medical School and its Graduates. 
R R Trail
The History of Popular Medicine in England: up to the 17th century. 
John Woodall, Surgeon, 1556-1643. His place in medical history. 
P E Thompson Hancock.
C. E. Newman
The History of the College Library. 
Major General A. N. T. Mences
The Influence of War on Medicine The Influence of Medicine on War. 
Edgar Ashworth Underwood
The Evolution of Haematology: The History of the Formed Elements of the Blood. The Evolution of Haematology: The History of some Diseases of the Blood. 
Major General R. J. G. Morrison
Dr Messenger Monsey, 1693-1788. 
W. C. Gibson
A Canadian Trio of Internalists – . Banting, Bethune and Chisholm 
Some Italian Precursors of the London College of Physicians. 
E. S. Clarke
The Neutral Circulation:the role of analogy in medicine. 
C. C. Boothe
Clinical Science in the age of Reason. 
A. J. Robertson
Dinner with . Laennec  A. J. Robertson was the second medical editor of journal Thorax. His Fitzpatrick lecture was based on Läennec, and the physicians who contributed to the confusion about rales and rhonchi.
1981-2000 [ edit ]
P A J Ball
Plants, their Predators and the Physician. 
Thomas Lewis - Physiologist, Cardiologist and Clinical Scientist. 
R. M. Kark
MD FRS DCL (1789-1859). Richard Bright
Governments may damage your health. 
A history of . asthma 
Towards European medicine: an historical perspective. 
. Leprosy: myth, melodrama and mediaevalism 
A S Mason
. Hans Sloane and his friends 
J H Baron
Art in hospitals.  Given whilst Baron was a RCP councillor.
D A Pyke
The great insanity: . Hitler and the destruction of German science 
. Frederick Pavy (1829-1911)-the last of the physician chemists 
2001 onwards [ edit ]
King George III and the porphyria myth - causes, consequences and re-evaluation of his mental illness with computer diagnostics. 
Churchill's medical men. 
Professor Gareth Williams
. Edward Jenner and John Hunter: the apprentice and his sorcerer 
Daniel Turner Vs Thomas Dover - a story of rivals, slaves and pirates, dermatology and physicians 
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