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Garnett Passe Memorial Lecture

Established in 1996, The Garnett Passe Memorial Lecture (GP Lecture) is a biennial lecture given at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.

The lecture is in honour and memory of Edward Roland Garnett Passe, who established his otolaryngological career and international reputation in London.

Year Lecturer Lecture Title
1996 Sir Donald Harrison The first Garnett Passe Memorial Lecture: Has the specialty of ENT-Head and Neck Surgery a future?
1998 Professor Gordon Snow How science and technology may affect the future of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
2000 Professor Jan Helms The surgical treatment of hearing deficiency, including tympanoplasty and cochlear implants
2002 Professor Michael Halmagyi New clinical tests of unilateral vestibular dysfunction. (The physiologic foundations of clinical vestibular function tests )
2004 Professor Peter-John Wormald Chronic sinusitis: A disease in evolution
2006 Professor William Coman Perspectives of head and neck cancer
2008 Professor Claus Bachert Chronic rhinosinusitis
2010 Professor Marcus Atlas Beating the drum: A new bioengineered tympanic membrane
2012 Associate Professor Alan Brichta A question of balance: the best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men
2014 Professor Robert K Shepherd Bionics: Hearing, balance and the brain
2016 Dr Suren Krishnan Changing Paradigms in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer
2018 Professor Raymond Sacks Training our Otolaryngologists: Achievements, Deficiencies and Strategies