RAMI Lecture on Michael O’Gorman in Spain

Michael O’ Gorman: Physician in the Service of Spain, Founder of Modern Medicine in Argentina

By Susan Wilkinson

This lecture will trace the career of Michael O’ Gorman, who, although born in Ireland, was a physician in the service of Spain, and was appointed Protomedicato in the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata. He established the first medical school there, and is regarded as the founder modern medicine in Argentina.

Hosted by the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (RAMI), History of Medicine Section,

Wednesday 28th October 2015 6.15 pm, Setanta House, (1st Floor)

All Welcome, Particularly Students.

Inauguration of the Tribunal of the Protomedicato in Buenes Aires, 1780, Michael O’ Gorman in the centre
Inauguration of the Tribunal of the Protomedicato in Buenes Aires, 1780, Michael O’ Gorman in the centre