RAMI Presidential Lectures

The President’s Prize Lecture is selected by the sitting President. The lecturer is awarded the Academy’s gold medal.  The President’s Lecture was re-introduced in 2015 by the RAMI President, Dr. Patrick O’Sullivan (in-situ).

2019     Andrew Green

  • Genomics – Hope, Hype and Reality

2018     J. Conor O’Keane

  • From Specialty of Death to ?Death of the Specialty: Pathology as Futurology for 21st century Medicine

2017     Gerard Sheehan

  • The Coming of Age of Infectious Diseases as a Clinical Specialty in Ireland

2016     Timothy Lynch

2015     Desmond O’Neill

Past Presidential Lectures

1993     David Powell – European Medical Education: Coordinating Ireland’s Role

1990     John W. Dundee – Ethical Problems in Medicine

1987     Ian C. Roddie – Lymphatics : Active Pumps or Passive Tubes

1985     Patrick G. Collins – Whither Imaging

1982     Robert P. Towers – Screening for Disease -: Is it as Simple as it Sounds?

1980     M.I. Drury – The Problems of Brucellosis – Human, Animal and Mineral

1979     M.I. Drury – The Child is Father of the Man

1978     M.I. Drury – How Can Imaging Help Your Patient

1978     M.I. Drury – Fertility

1977     Alan D.H. Browne -Report of a Visit to China

1977     Alan D.H. Browne – The Entry System to Irish Medical Schools

1976    Alan D.H. Browne – Ireland’s Response to Global Medical Needs

1976     Alan D.H. Browne – The Role of the Academy in Irish Medical Life

1975     David Mitchell – Respiratory Disease: Current Diagnostic Trends

1974     David Mitchell – The Thalidomide Experience in Ireland

1973     David Mitchell – Autoimmunity

Presidential Lecture 2019, Professor Andrew Green, Tuesday 26th November 2019

26/11/2019 7:00pm in Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2


Presidential Lecture 2018, Professor J Conor O’Keane, Wednesday 21st Nov 2018

21/11/2018 7:00pm in Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2


Presidential Lecture 2017, Gerard Sheehan, Thursday 16th Nov 2017

16/11/2017 7:00pm in Corrigan & Graves Halls, RCPI, 6, Kildare Street, Dublin 2