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Café MED: First Female Medical Graduates of the University of Aberdeen

In this talk we hear about the first five female doctors who graduated from the University of Aberdeen in the early 1900s and discuss the changing medical student population. We consider how some of the challenges these pioneers faced relate to problems we still face today.

Speakers: Rosannah Jackson and Claire Repper (Third year medical students), Professor Rona Patey (Director of the Institute of Education for Medical and Dental Sciences) and Dr Stephen Lynch (President of Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society).

Cafe MED are informal talks bringing together the public, researchers and clinicians.

Café Med: Informing Health Policy: Is it time to celebrate or innovate?

Speakers: Professor Craig Ramsay, Director (Health Services Research Unit), Professor Mandy Ryan, Director (Health Economics Research Unit)

In 2018 we celebrated seventy years of our NHS and the award of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our health services research. Find out how our research has changed healthcare over the last 40 years and the challenges we face in the next 40.

Café Med:- Social Media: double tapping into our insecurities?

Dealing with social media can be challenging, but for young people especially the effects on mental health can be profound. We will discuss positive and negative effects and will focus on eating disorders, as patients with these disorders can be particularly vulnerable to the impact of social media.

Speakers: Dr Louise Johnston (Consultant Psychiatrist, the Eden Unit, NHS Grampian) and Dr Tharaka Gunarathne (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, NHS Grampian)