Wiley Digital Archives: Royal College of Physicians


Explore the Royal College of Physicians digital archive collection and see how next generation archival technology provides a new level of research and experience to researchers, students and educators of Medical History.

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This webinar is targeted at university institutions across APAC including faculty and library customers.


This is an introduction to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) relationship with Asia. What regional contributions were made to the RCP and how has this influenced the development of medicine in our region? What changes to the growth of the RCP over its extensive history is attributed to scholars outside of London?

Join this webinar to better understand key historical undertakings and significant figures as recorded in the RCP primary source archive collections. Pamela Forde, Archive Manager, RCP, will link contemporaneous dialogue with historical learnings demonstrating the value of archival research with present day learnings and experience.

Key Highlights:

  • Overview of the Royal College of Physicians archive and its relevance to APAC
  • Understand the relevance of the archival collections and the need/use for this in teaching and research
  • Discover key research themes represented in the archives and some hidden gems

Please note that certificates will be issued to participants who attended the live session. You can reach out if you have any queries on this webinar:

John Morris | Royal College of Physicians

Presenter(s)

Pamela Forde - Archive Manager, Royal College of Physicians

Pamela Forde

Archive Manager, Royal College of Physicians

Pamela is the archive manager at the Royal College of Physicians, based in London. She has managed the archives of the institution for over 17 years, making them available to global researchers and others with an interest in the history of medicine. The team at the RCP has also developed a public programme centred on the unique collections, including a stunning website, and an award winning programme of exhibitions and events.

John Morris - Wiley Digital Archives Specialist

John Morris

Wiley Digital Archives Specialist

John Morris is the Wiley Digital Archives Regional Specialist based in Melbourne working across ANZ and APAC (virtually nowadays). He is interested in the usage, development and growth of our Primary Source archives and the point of contact for your collection access and support.