The Thomas Hunt Lectureship was established in 2008 to honor Dr. Thomas Hunt. Dr. Hunt is a retired orthopedic surgeon who practiced in Baltimore.
He is a graduate of the University of Maryland Medical School, and completed his residency at Johns Hopkins . He is a past president of the Baltimore City Medical Society, the Maryland Orthopedic Association and the Medical Alumni Association of the University of Maryland.
Dr. Hunt has a keen interest in Maryland medical history and serves as the informal MedChi historian, and is recognized for his longtime contribution to the care of the needy.
Dr. Hunt died on December 24, 2017 after a brief illness. His legacy at MedChi will live on through this lecture series.
The Hunt Lectureship in Maryland Medical History honors Maryland physicians who have made a significant contribution to medicine.
Please click on the years below to find details about each lecture.
2019 – Sir William Osler, MD: Yesterday & Today
2018 – Madness in Maryland, Mental Illness through the Ages
2017 – The Importance of Archives
2016 – Tales from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
2015 – A Servant to His Brethren
2104 – The Forgotten Man Behind the National Anthem
2013 – The History of the FDA
2012 – PTDS and Other Trauma-Related Disorders
2011 – Better Nutrition: The Maryland Connection Myths & Legends
2010 – The Beat Goes On: 50 Years of CPR
2009 – Centennial Celebration