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Upcoming prize deadlines for students and trainees

Enhance your CV and develop your career by entering one of our prizes and awards. Most of the RSM prizes offer the opportunity to present your work at an RSM meeting as well as a cash prize. Find out more information about all the prizes and awards open to students and trainees.

Here are some of the application deadlines coming up soon.

General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section: John Fry Prize

Deadline: 21 June

Submit a 3,000-word essay on the title ‘Discuss the challenges facing general practice in the 21st century. How might John Fry have viewed these challenges?’ The essay competition is open to medical students, GP registrars, postgraduate students based in primary care and healthcare professionals working in primary care. The winner will receive a prize of £300.

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Oncology Section: Vanessa Moss Annual Prize

Deadline: 27 June

Open to healthcare professionals and scientists working in global cancer control, this prize offers a first prize of £250 and the chance to present your work at an RSM meeting. To enter, submit a 400-word abstract on a collaborative research or service delivery project in global cancer control focusing on LMICs as defined by the World Bank Group. You need to be involved in the project and it may be clinical or scientific work that has been previously published (but not before 2018).

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Trainees Section: John Glyn Trainees Audit Prize

Deadline: 30 June

Trainees working in hospitals or a primary care specialty are invited to submit a 200-word abstract describing an audit project that was undertaken during your training. The abstract should include the objective, methods used and results, discussion topics and conclusion. Applicants must be the primary authors of the original project. The winner will receive a cash prize of £250 and the opportunity to present the abstract at an RSM meeting.

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General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section: Medical Student and Trainee Poster Prize

Deadline: 1 July

Medical students and trainees working in general practice can apply for this poster prize, with a £150 cash prize for first place. To enter, submit a 250-word abstract describing the poster presentation on a case study, literature review or a research/audit project on one of the following topics: management of the acutely unwell patient; orthopaedic problems; genetic testing; antimicrobial prescribing; health effects of climate change; well-being of health care workers; innovations in primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic; integrating health and social care for the vulnerable in society.

Medical students apply here 

Trainees apply here 

Emergency Medicine Section: Research and Innovation Prize

Deadline: 18 July

This prize is open to anyone carrying out original research or innovation in the field of emergency medicine. This could include equipment, software or management projects relevant to emergency medicine. To enter, submit an application that provides a summary of the project and its relevance to emergency medicine. The winner will receive £250 to spend towards the project and present their work at the RSM.

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Emergency Medicine Section: Essay Prize

Deadline: 18 July 2021

Submit a 1,500-word essay summarising an original research project that has been carried out in relation to emergency medicine. Applicants will be judged on the originality of the project and the quality of the data, and its relevance to emergency medicine physicians. There is a first prize of £250 and the award is open to all medical practitioners below consultant grade.

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Visit our prizes and awards page to view all upcoming prizes, awards and bursaries.

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