Royal College of Physicians

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The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.wikipedia
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Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom

MRCPMember of the Royal College of PhysiciansM.R.C.P.
The MRCP(UK) postnominal is used by doctors who have passed the examinations for the Diploma of Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom, which are held jointly by all of the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians.
The examinations are run by the Federation of the Medical Royal Colleges – the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Thomas Linacre

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A small group of distinguished physicians, led by the scholar, humanist and priest Thomas Linacre, petitioned King Henry VIII to be incorporated into a College similar to those found in a number of other European countries.
Literary labours, and the cares of the foundation which owed its existence chiefly to him, the Royal College of Physicians, occupied Linacre's remaining years.

Knowledge Quarter, Liverpool

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In 2016 it was announced that the North of England centre of excellence was to be based at a new building in the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter in Liverpool.
Founded in 1518, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.

Christopher Merret

The first Harveian Librarian was Christopher Merret, a fellow of the college and a friend of Harvey.
Merret then practised medicine in London, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1651.

Baldwin Hamey the Younger

Baldwin Hamey
It includes pieces by well-known artists, such as a bust of Baldwin Hamey Junior (1600–1676) by Edward Pierce and one of Richard Mead (1673–1754) by Louis François Roubiliac.
He was admitted a fellow of the College of Physicians of London on 10 January 1633, was eight times censor, from 1640 to 1654, was registrar in 1646 and 1650 to 1654, and treasurer 1664–6.

Conjoint

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The LRCP qualification used to be reserved for medical graduates, in practice mainly Bachelors of Medicine from Oxford and Cambridge, but in the mid-nineteenth century became part of a very popular initial qualification in medicine awarded together with the MRCS (Eng) by the Conjoint Board, which by the end of the twentieth century came to be largely taken by overseas graduates.
The surgeons then teamed up with the Royal College of Physicians of London who paired their Licentiate diploma (LRCP) with the MRCS to create the English Conjoint Diploma in 1884.

Gordon Wolstenholme

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In 1964 a volume on the Portraits of the college was published by Gordon Wolstenholme in which they were described by David Piper.
Sir Gordon Ethelbert Ward Wolstenholme OBE FRCP (28 May 1913 – 29 May 2004) was a British medical doctor, and the founding director of the Ciba Foundation.

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

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It is a member of the UK Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
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William Harvey

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Baldwin Hamey's inkstand bell and William Harvey's whalebone demonstration rod, tipped with silver, are two that survive. Once a year, traditionally on St Lukes Day, a Fellow is appointed to deliver the Harveian Oration to the assembled college in memory of William Harvey.
Following this, Harvey established himself in London, joining the Royal College of Physicians on 5 October 1604.

United Examining Board

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From 1993 the LRCP was awarded together with the LRCS and LMSSA through the United Examining Board until this pathway to medical registration was abolished in 1999.
English Triple Conjoint (Licence of the Royal College of Physicians of London, Licence of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Licence in Medicine and Surgery of the Society of Apothecaries)

Canada House

Canada House, Trafalgar Square LondonUnion Club and Royal College of Physicians
The college's previous headquarters, on Pall Mall East/Trafalgar Square, is now Canada House, part of the Canadian high commission in London.
It was originally two buildings used by the Union Club and the Royal College of Physicians.

Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester

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approximately 3,000 books, dated up to 1688, in the Dorchester collection, on a variety of subjects including architecture, science and travel
His collection of books is now part of the library of the Royal College of Physicians.

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine (FPM) of the Royal Colleges of Physicians aims to maintain the highest professional standards in the speciality through activities such as the setting of the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine and other examinations and supervising speciality training in pharmaceutical medicine.
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine (FPM) is a Faculty of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (the Royal College of Physicians London, the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow).

Lumleian Lectures

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The college holds an annual lecture, commonly referred to as the Lumleian Lectures, which were named in honour of Lord Lumley and established as part of the Lumleian Trust.
The Lumleian Lectures are a series of annual lectures started in 1582 by the Royal College of Physicians of London and currently run by the Lumleian Trust.

Harveian Oration

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Once a year, traditionally on St Lukes Day, a Fellow is appointed to deliver the Harveian Oration to the assembled college in memory of William Harvey.
The Harveian Oration is a yearly lecture held at the Royal College of Physicians of London.

Croonian Lecture

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Other annual lectures are the Croonian Lecture, the Goulstonian Lecture, the Bradshaw Lecture and the Milroy Lectures.
The Croonian Lectures are prestigious lectureships given at the invitation of the Royal Society and the Royal College of Physicians.

Milroy Lectures

Other annual lectures are the Croonian Lecture, the Goulstonian Lecture, the Bradshaw Lecture and the Milroy Lectures.
The Milroy Lectures are given on topics in public health, to the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Bisset Hawkins Medal

The Bisset Hawkins Medal is a triennial award founded in 1899 in honour of Francis Bisset Hawkins, a fellow of the college, to recognise work done in the preceding ten years in advancing sanitary science or promoting public health.
The Bisset Hawkins Medal is a triennial award made by the Royal College of Physicians of London to acknowledge work done in the preceding ten years in advancing sanitary science or promoting public health.

Baly Medal

The Baly Medal is a biennial award, founded by a gift from Frederick Daniel Dyster (1809?–93) received in 1866, confirmed by deed 1930 – in memory of William Baly: £400 to provide a gold medal for the person deemed to have most distinguished himself in the science of physiology, especially during the previous two years.
The Baly Medal is a biennial award awarded by the Royal College of Physicians of London.

Medicine

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Clinical Medicine is the college's own medical journal.
In the UK, this was traditionally evidenced by passing the examination for the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) or the equivalent college in Scotland or Ireland.

Faculty of Occupational Medicine (United Kingdom)

Faculty of Occupational Medicine
The Faculty of Occupational Medicine was established to develop and maintain high standards of training and professional integrity in the speciality of occupational medicine.
One way it achieves this goal is through partnerships with other medical bodies, such as the Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service accreditation scheme it runs with the Royal College of Physicians.

The London Museums of Health & Medicine

The collections are open to the general public Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm. The Royal College of Physicians is a member of the London Museums of Health & Medicine.
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List of presidents of the Royal College of Physicians

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List of presidents of the Royal College of Physicians
The president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the elected head of the Royal College of Physicians of England, which was founded by letters patent from King Henry VIII in 1518.

Alcohol Health Alliance UK

Alcohol Health Alliance UK
The Alcohol Health Alliance is a coalition of forty one organisations who share an interest in reducing the damage caused to health by alcohol misuse in the UK. Members include medical bodies, charities and alcohol health campaigners such as the Royal College of Physicians, The British Liver Trust and Alcohol Concern.

Denys Lasdun

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It was designed by architect Sir Denys Lasdun, opening in 1964 and has since been recognised as a building of national importance: it is a Grade I listed building, one of a very select band of post-war buildings sharing this distinction.
Lasdun completed what may be regarded as his breakthrough masterwork in the Royal College of Physicians building in Regents Park (1964).