Speaker: Dr Gavin Francis
Gavin Francis qualified in medicine from Edinburgh in 1999, then spent ten years travelling, visiting all seven continents. He is the author of four books: True North, Travels in Arctic Europe (2008), Empire Antarctica, Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins (2012) which was Scottish Book of the Year 2013, and Adventures in Human Being (2015), which won a Saltire Prize and was a winner in the BMA Book Awards. Shapeshifters – On Medicine & Human Change, came out in 2018. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and a member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, and lives and practices medicine in Edinburgh.
Join us for drinks and mince pies from 6.15 pm, and a chance to win a fantastic prize in our charity raffle. The lecture begins at 7.00 pm.
All profits from this event will go to Cyrenians (Edinburgh based charity for the homeless and vulnerable) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).