Prize submissions information

Anaesthesia Section: Student Essay Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £500
  • Second prize: £250

Submission deadline

Sunday 17 May 2020

Open to

Medical students at recognised teaching institutions in the UK.

Application guidelines

Submit an essay describing original research, audit or a case report that you have played an important part in. The paper must be anonymous; it should not include headings, acknowledgements, names or institutions.

Shortlisted finalists/candidates will be required to present their paper at the Student and trainee prize meeting via webinar on Friday 10 July 2020.

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BMDST-RSM Student Elective Awards

Prize

  • A grant of £500-£1,000 to undertake a specific project on a medical or dental elective.

Submission deadline

Application deadlines are twice annually on 31 January and 31 July. Confirmation on if you have been successful will be announced no more than 10 weeks after the deadline date. Your elective must take place AFTER the deadline date. We cannot offer grants to electives which are taking place before the deadline date.

Open to

Medical and dental students in the UK and other EU medical and dental schools.

Application guidelines

Submit a 700-word proposal on your medical elective that includes the following information:

  • The type of work involved (the scope is wide and includes any type of research)
  • Its purpose (aims)
  • The approach you intend to take to collecting information or data and to the analysis (methodology)
  • The projected outcomes or potential impact of the research
  • How this experience will help your career development

You will also need to attach the following documentation to your application:

  • Letter/email  from your medical or dental school confirming that they support your elective
  • Confirmation letter/email from your host institution if applicable
  • Recommendation letter/email from your tutor/supervisor
  • Confirmation that full consideration has been given to the ethics of the proposal
  • Confirmation that full consideration has been given to health and safety of the student
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Cardiothoracic Section: Case Presentation Prize

Prize

  • Oral presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of champagne
  • Poster presentation: One year’s free RSM membership and a bottle of wine

Submission deadline

15 April 2021

Open to

All pre-clinical and clinical cardiothoracic students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a case presentation. The abstract can include figures, diagrams and scans. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their paper at a Cardiothoracic meeting.

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Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine: Undergraduate poster prize 2020

Prize: £250

Open To: Undergraduate students who have been working as part of courses leading to primary qualifications in Law or Medicine. Students studying other specialities may submit their work to be considered for presentation purposes but are NOT eligible for the prize.

Poster presentation: Poster designs should be submitted electronically for consideration. Posters accepted should be printed on A1 size for presentation on meeting date, Saturday 24 October 2020.

All presenters will receive a certificate after the event.

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Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section: President's Prize 

Prize

  • First prize: £300 
  • Second prize: Two prizes of £100

Submission deadline 

Sunday 19 January 2020

Open to

Training grade doctors, young scientists and medical students (not above Specialist Registrar, Grade B Clinical Scientist or equivalent grade) with an immunological or allergy component of their clinical research.

Application guidelines 

The work to be presented must be original and substantially the candidate's own. Abstracts (not exceeding 250 words) should be submitted along with a supporting letter from a supervisor.

Candidates will be expected to present their work at the 'AGM Presidential prize meeting and state of the art lecture'. 

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Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section: Urticaria Poster Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £100
  • Second prize: £50

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a literature review or case study on urticaria. The abstracts should be clearly structured and should include the title of the poster; the presenting author's name, any other authors and their professional role and affiliation.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to print their presentation in A1 to present at a Clinical Immunology & Allergy meeting.

Submission closed

Clinical Neurosciences: Gordon Holmes prize

Prize 

First place: £300

Submission deadline 

Sunday 12 January 2020

Open to  

Students and trainees in neurosciences, including neurology, neurosurgery, neurophysiology, neuropathology or neuroradiology.

Application guidelines

Applicants are invited to submit no more than 500 word summaries of research which they have carried out. Those considered to be the best will be asked to give a 10 minute presentation (including 3 minutes discussion) at a meeting of the Section. Factors which will be taken into account in the assessment of the research will include the originality, the degree to which the research was carried by the presenter, the difficulty of the work and the extent to which it throws new light and understanding on any aspect of the aetiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, investigation, treatment or management of patients, and the importance and relevance in clinical practice, as well as the clarity of presentation. 

 

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Clinical Forensics and Legal Medicine: postgraduate poster prize

Prize: £250

Open To: Postgraduate students who have been working for qualifications in forensic and legal medicine or medical law.  Students studying other specialities may submit their work to be considered for presentation purposes but are NOT eligible for the prize

Submission deadline: 6th September

Poster presentation: Poster designs should be submitted electronically for consideration. Posters accepted should be printed on A1 size for presentation on meeting date, Saturday 24 October 2020.

All presenters will receive a certificate after the event.


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Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section: Professor Jonathan Brostoff Award 

Prize 

  • £750 to be used towards research or training in clinical immunology and allergy, and a year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline 

To be announced

Open to 

Medical students, trainees (up to ST3) and young scientists.

Application guidelines

Submit a 750-word essay that highlights development and progression on any of the following topics: gut allergy, microbiotica, or food intolerance. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their essay at a Clinical Immunology & Allergy meeting.

Submission closed

Critical Care Medicine Section: Student Elective Prize 

Prize 

  • Up to £1,000 and a year’s free RSM membership 

Submission deadline 

Monday 1 February 2021

Open to 

UK medical students undertaking an elective or overseas observership as a recognised course component of their final year MBBS/MBPhD studies during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Application guidelines 

Submit a 500-word statement outlining the purpose of the elective or observership and its relevance to critical care medicine. In addition, please provide:

  • A letter of support from your current institution or a local placement
  • A summary of where and when the placement will be taken
  • Full details of any other scholarship awards, bursaries and financial support procured for the purpose of the placement

The winner will be required to give a 15-minute presentation at a Critical Care Medicine meeting.

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Digital Health Section: Prize for Innovation  

Prize 

  • First prize: £500 and a year’s free RSM membership

Submission deadline 

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Open to 

All RSM members and non-members, all grades including students

Application guidelines 

Submit a paper on a digital innovation project that applies a digital voice to improve healthcare or social care. The submission should not exceed 1500 words, but there is no minimum word count. The project should be currently underway or been completed in the past 12 months. Concept papers for projects that have not been started will not be accepted.

The top three submissions selected by the evaluation committee will be invited to present their paper at a Digital Health meeting, where the winner will be selected.

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Emergency Medicine Section: Research and Innovation Prize  

Prize 

  • A single prize of £250 will be awarded to the best application.

Submission deadline 

2 April 2021

Meeting date

Friday 25 June 2021

Open to

Anyone carrying out original research or innovation in the field of Emergency Medicine

Application guidelines

Applications are invited to submit for a new Emergency Medicine Section Research or Innovation Prize. This 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.

Applications should consist of a summary of the project, its relevance to emergency medicine and what the prize money would be spent on (max 800 words).
The winning applicant will be invited to present their work at a future meeting of the Emergency Medicine Section once the project is completed.
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Emergency Medicine Section: Essay Prize

Prize

One £250 prize will be awarded for an essay detailing an original research project relating to emergency medicine that has been carried out. Applicants should submit an essay summarising their research (max. 1500 words).

Submission deadline 

2 April 2021

Open to 

All medical practitioners below consultant grade.

Application guidelines 

This is awarded annually for distinguished research work in the specialty. 

Applicants will be judged on the applicability and/or originality of their project and it's relevance to emergency medicine. The quality of the data and its interest to emergency medicine physicians. As well as the prize money, the winning applicant will be invited to present their completed work at a future Emergency Medicine Section meeting.

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Emergency Medicine section: Innovation in ED education

Prize

  • £100 will be awarded to the best three applications.

Submission deadline

2 April 2021

Open to

Students, nurses and doctors all grades working in Emergency Departments

Application guidelines

The aim of this prize is to recognise and promote educational initiatives in Emergency Departments.

The top 3 entrants will be invited to deliver a presentation on their initiative at a designated Emergency Medicine Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine. 

• Submissions should be no longer than 300 words. 
• The project should have been led or a substantial contribution to the project made by the entrant.

Entrants will submit the answers to the following three questions on their project/initiative.

1.      Describe the project, its implementation, and your role in that implementation.
2.      What were the barriers to implementation and how were these overcome?
3.      What impact has your project/initiative had on the department?

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Emergency Medicine Section: Students’ Prize

Prize

  • £1 x £250 and one year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline

2 April 2021

Meeting date 

Friday 25 June 2021

Open to

Medical students

Application guidelines

This prize is to contribute towards the cost of an elective abroad, with the intention of gaining experience in the practice of emergency medicine. Applications should provide details of the proposed elective abroad in no more than 1000 words. Applications should be accompanied by a current CV.

After returning from the elective, the winner will be invited to give a presentation at one of the Section's meetings.

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Gastroenterology & Hepatology Section Prize 

Prize

Clinical case: First prize - £100 and a year’s free RSM membership, second prize: £50 and a year’s free RSM membership

Research prize: £100 and one year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline

Friday 1 May 2020 

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words, on either an interesting/challenging clinical case or research on any aspect of gastroenterology or hepatology. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their abstract as a poster or oral presentation. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the meeting free of charge. Posters should be printed on A1 size for presentation.

Clinical cases: the abstract should describe the presentation, investigations and management of the clinical case. The author should discuss the significance or relevance of the case, and any take home messages.

Abstracts selected for oral presentation should be presented in ‘Grand Round’ style with multiple choice option Q&A during the presentation to allow audience participation.

Research abstracts: any original research including literature review is accepted. Abstracts should contain the title, introduction, method, results and discussion.

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General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section: John Fry Prize  

Prize

  • First prize: £300

Submission deadline

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Open to

GP registrars, postgraduate students based in primary care, medical students and other undergraduates from professional groups involved in primary care and patients with experiences from primary care.

Application guidelines

Submit an essay of up to 3,000 words on the following topic:

  • An account of an audit or quality improvement project carried out by yourself in primary care
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General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section: Medical Student and Trainee Poster Prize 

Prize

  • First prize: £100
  • Second prize: £50

Submission deadline

Tuesday 23 June 2020

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract describing the nature and purpose of your poster presentation, which should be relevant to a topic which would have been discussed at the 40th Primary Care Update. The abstract should be clearly structured and describe original research, a literature review or case studies.

Please include the title of the poster, the names of presenting and other authors and their professional role and affiliation.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to display their poster at a future meeting for which they will be given a free place to attend.

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History of Medicine Society: Norah Schuster Essay Prize

Prize

£100 Amazon voucher and a year's membership of the RSM

Submission deadline 

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Open to 

Pre-clinical, clinical medical and dental students. Please note that you must be a medical or dental undergraduate to be eligible to submit for this prize.

Application guidelines 

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This prize will be awarded for the best essay or essays submitted on any subject related to the history of medicine, including medical science.
Essays should be between 3,000 - 5,000 words and the standard should be comparable to a third year dissertation. Personal details such as name and institution should NOT be included in the abstract or PDF essay. A 500-word summary should also be submitted along with the full essay. This should not merely be an abstract; it should outline not only the topic under discussion, the aims and principal conclusions of your research, but also the sources you have consulted. Preliminary short-listing of the essays will be performed on the basis of these summaries. The full essay is to be submitted as a pdf attachment.
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Hypnosis & Psychosomatic Medicine Section: Elliotson Prize 

Prize 

  • First prize: £200 and an RSM certificate 
  • Second prize: £100 and an RSM certificate 
  • Third prize: £50 and an RSM certificate 

Submission deadline 

Sunday 14 March 2021

Open to

Trainees in hypnosis (those who are undertaking a training course, and those who are within one year of completing their course)

  • Clinical trainees in medicine, dentistry nursing or psychological fields
  • Students enrolled in related graduate academic courses
  • Those qualified in medicine, dentistry nursing or those in psychological fields

Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend the prize meeting and to present their submission on Monday 10 May 2021.     

Application guidelines

Entrants are invited to submit a case study or an essay of no more than 1000 - 1500 words in response to the following question: “Discuss the rationale for the use of the term hypnosis or hypnotherapy.”

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Nephrology Section: David Oliveira Medical Student Award

Prize

  • First prize: £200

Submission deadline

Monday 21 October

Open to

Any students in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

The section invites medical students to submit clinical abstracts in the area of clinical research, case series or individual case histories. Clinical cases or pedigrees should demonstrate novel clinical findings, illustrate classic conditions in new or unusual ways, and illuminate or expand knowledge concerning physiology, cell biology, genetics, radiology, or molecular mechanisms. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words.

Submissions will be shortlisted for oral presentation at a Section meeting.  The prize of £200 will be awarded to the best 15 minute presentation, with an additional five minutes of discussion at the presentation meeting

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Odontology Section: Colyer Prize

Submission deadline:
Submission closed

Prize:
£200

Open to:
Undergraduate and postgraduate students, and trainees who have gained their qualification within the last 12 years (as at the date of presentation - September)

Application guidelines
This is awarded every three years. Candidates are invited to submit a clinical or research abstract of no more than 250 words on original work in dental science completed in a UK institution during the preceding five years.

 
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their poster at a future Odontology Section meeting.
Submissions are closed

Oncology section: Vanessa Moss annual prize

Prizes:

  • Winner of best abstract - £250 and invited for oral presentation
  • Top 10 abstracts – poster presentation

Submission deadline: Sunday 27 June 2021

Open to:

  • Any scientist or healthcare professional working in the field of global cancer control
  • HICs and LMICs.

Abstract guidelines:

Submit an abstract of 400 words maximum, including background, methods, results and discussion. The abstract should be on collaborative research/service delivery in which the applicant has been significantly involved, in global cancer control, focusing on LMICs as defined by the world bank group. The project may be clinical or scientific and the work may have been published previously (but not before 2018).

Judging panel will include oncologists and experts in the field of global cancer care who will consider the originality and the impact of the research on the quality of care for patients with cancer in LMICs, within the context of the resources available to the host institution.

The winner must agree to attend the conference. Standard travel expenses will covered by the RSM Oncology Section.

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Open Section: Are guidelines the answer to good medical practice?

Submission deadline:

To be announced

Posters should ideally focus on the theme of the day: Primary care ethics. They may also deal with any issues within the field of primary care ethics. They may focus on clinical practice, on teaching and personal development, or on research (empirical or philosophical) within this field. Posters focusing on the main theme of the day are also particularly welcome and these need not necessarily be restricted to primary healthcare though they should have implications that transcend professional boundaries.

Poster abstracts should be no more than 500 words and should include the title of the poster, the names of presenting and other authors, and their professional role and affiliation. They do not have to follow the traditional format of introduction, method, results, conclusions, but should make clear the issue or issues which will be considered, the approach to be taken, and the conclusions drawn from its study.

The best poster presenter will be invited to give a short oral presentation 

Posters should be A0 in size, portrait in orientation and should be printed. Poster presenters must be available on the day and are asked to ensure that their posters are in place as early as possible - no later than 12.30pm.

Submission closed

Ophthalmology Section: Students and Trainees Prize

Prize

  • First prize poster: £150
  • First prize paper: £150 

In addition, the overall winner will receive the Dermot Pierse prize of one year’s subscription to the British Journal of Ophthalmology. 

Submission deadline

16 July 2020

Open to

Medical students and trainee doctors.

Application guidelines

Submit a 300-word abstract on research work or a case report in ophthalmology.

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to present their work at an Ophthalmology meeting from which judges will select eight oral finalists and 24 poster finalists.

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Oral and maxillofacial surgery poster prize

Submission deadline: Submission closed

Open to: All dental or medical graduates and students

Topic: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - (Audit, Cleft & Oral Surgery)

Size of the poster: A1 

Abstract up to 400 words - Title, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion

Candidates will receive a certificate for being shortlisted and a winner will be commended for the best poster.

Submissions are closed

Orthopaedics Section: President’s Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £600
  • Second prize: £400
  • Third prize: £200

Submission deadline

Sunday 20 October 2019

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 300-word abstract describing original (not previously published) work exploring clinical case studies and case reports.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work at an Orthopaedics meeting and attend the dinner following the event.

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Paediatrics & Child Health Section: President’s Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: £150

Submission deadline

TBC

Meeting date

TBC

Open to

Students and paediatrics trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 750-word case summary related to the topic: "Paediatric emergency medicine".

Four case reports will be shortlisted to present their work at a Paediatrics & Child Health meeting, from which the winner will be selected.

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Palliative Care Section: Evidence and Impact Research Prize

We would like to invite submissions of abstracts for poster and/or oral presentations to showcase current research in palliative care from master’s research or quality improvement/audit projects (no more than 300 words). 

Prize: 3 prizes for oral presentations and a poster prize. These will be awarded at the Evidence and Impact session on Wednesday 16 December 2020.

•   1st prize -  £250 plus a year's free membership
•   2nd prize - £100
•   3rd prize -  £50
•   Poster prize - £50

Open to: Healthcare students and healthcare professionals with master’s level research projects, quality improvement or audit in the field of palliative medicine. 

Submission deadline: Thursday 1 October 2020

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Palliative Care Section: George Adams Prize

Deadline: 1 October 2020

Prize:

  • 1st prize - £500 plus an additional £500 for the winner's chosen charity/hospice and one year's membership to the RSM
  • 2nd prize - £250 and one year's membership to the RSM

Open to: Medical students 

Application guidelines:

Applicants are asked to submit an essay or case study of no more than 2,000 words that follows the title: Palliative care in a pandemic - what are we learning? The winning submission must be available to present at the Palliative Care Section meeting in December 2020.  Runners up may be invited to present a poster at this event.

*There should be only one author per submission. 

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Patient Safety Section: Dragons den

Prize:
  • Oral presentation: 1 year's free RSM membership
  • Poster presentation: £50 

Submission deadline:

Closed

Open to: Students and trainees
Trainees and students are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words. We welcome abstracts based on audits, quality improvement projects or prototypes of new devices or software that may be useful in patient safety. Each submission should define a problem in the hospital or community setting related to patient safety and describe how a solution clearly addresses this problem.

Abstracts that rate highly on originality, clarity, show significant improvement in patient safety and impact at a national or international level will have a higher likelihood of selection for oral presentations.

Shortlisted submissions will be invited for oral and/or poster presentation. The presentations must be given by the submitting candidate. Please ensure before submitting your abstract that you will be free to present at the Patient Safety Section meeting in November.
Submissions closed

Plastic Surgery Section: UPRAS Prize

Prize
RSM certificate

Submission deadline
Sunday 6 October 2019

Meeting date
Saturday 30 November 2019

Open to
Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines
Applicants are invited to submit an abstract up to 250 words on all plastic surgery related topics. When submitting an abstract, please state whether you would like to be considered for a poster or oral presentation. Please note only one presenter can present for each oral presentation.

Submission closed

Psychiatry Section: Students and trainees award

Prize

  • First prize: A year's membership to the RSM and a cash prize for outstanding contributions.

Submission deadline
Sunday 12 July 2020

Open to
Medical students, foundation and specialist trainees.

Application guidelines

Show your potential as an outstanding psychiatrist for the future. 
Submissions should consist of an abstract of no more than 300 words and an essay of no more than 3000 words of an anonymised case history or series, a research report, an essay or elective report; reflecting your experience and interests in psychiatry.  Submissions should be accompanied with a summary CV and a covering letter. Your career stage will be taken into consideration when judging.
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Sexuality & Sexual Health Section: Trainee and Medical Student Essay Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250 and a year's free RSM membership
  • Second prize: A year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline
Sunday 30 August 2020

Open to
Medical students and trainee doctors within the field of sexual health and associated specialisms within GU/SRH.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a blood-borne virus. HIV disease caused by infection with HIV-1 or HIV-2, which are retroviruses belong to the Retroviridae family, Lentivirus genus. Over the years we have more understanding of HIV disease with real advances in HIV treatment and prevention.

HIV can be transmitted in various ways like sexual intercourse, shared intravenous drug paraphernalia, and mother-to-child transmission (MTCT), which can occur during the birth process or during breastfeeding.

You have been appointed by the health secretory to work as a specialist in Public Health England. Your task is to advise health secretory about the strategies and interventions (including behaviour modification) to reduce HIV transmission in the UK.

Application guidelines:

  • You should adhere to the 2000-word limit (excluding references)
  • Your essay should have a structure: title, introduction, content and conclusion
  • Epidemiology of HIV infection in the UK, with references to prevalence, incidence, modes of transmission, risks of acquisition and health promotion initiatives
  • The various intervention packages to reduce HIV transmission, including behaviour modification, risk assessment of HIV acquisition and risk reduction
  • The main challenges would be to implement these packages of services and how might these be addressed?

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their essay at the "HIV training day" section meeting on Friday 19 February 2021.

For any queries regarding the essay, please contact Dr Huda Taha- Consultant physician, huda.taha@covwarkpt.nhs.uk / sexmed@rsm.ac.uk

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Sport & Exercise Medicine Section: Helal and Harries Prize

Prize

  • RSM certificate

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Students and trainees, allied health professionals and intercalated students.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract describing your work on a subject relevant to sport and exercise medicine. The abstract should describe the background to the work, methods, results and conclusions, and be accompanied by a supporting letter from a consultant or supervisor. The work must not have been previously published.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a poster presentation at a Sport & Exercise meeting.

Submission closed

Students Section: Sidney Linton Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: A year's free RSM membership

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical and other healthcare students.

Application guidelines

The Sidney Linton Prize is an opportunity for students to explore novel ways to teach cardiology through peer-produced resources. For this prize we ask participants to take a pre-determined theme and identify different ways to convey the information in the form of an e-resource for a medical student audience.

Possible submission styles include (but are not limited to): Poster (A3), A4 leaflet, video submission, podcast, audio recording. It is designed to test the understanding of participants of core material as well as their ability to convey the information they decide to include.

The title for this year’s prize is: TBC

Submission closed

Students Section: TeachMe Series Research Presentation Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £300
  • Second prize: £150
  • Third prize: £100

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical and other healthcare students, and those within six months of graduating.

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on original research undertaken during your undergraduate studies. The main author must be highlighted in the paper and only one submission per author can be submitted.

Please note this prize is not intended for research undertaken as part of a PhD degree.

Submission closed

Surgery Section: John Dawson medical student prize

Prize

£250

Submission deadline

Monday 1 June 2020

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their papers at a Surgery Section meeting.

Open to

Medical students

Application guidelines

Candidates should submit clinical case reports detailing original work. The report should be no longer 500 words and have a maximum of 5 references.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their papers at the Surgery Section's 'President's Day' in September 2020. 

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Urology Section: A career in urology – poster prize

Prize

12-month free print and online subscription to the Journal of Clinical Urology and certificate

Submission deadline

TBC 

Open to

 Medical students and doctors not yet in core or specialist training    

Application guidelines

Medical students and foundation doctors are invited to submit an abstract no more than 250 words relating to the subject of urology. Successful applicants will then be selected to showcase their poster at the Career in Urology event, Saturday 11 January 2020, for the chance to win the prize.

Submission closed

Venous Forum: Annual Meeting Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: £200
  • Third prize: £150
  • Poster prize: £200

Submission deadline

Monday 1 March 2021

Open to

Medical students and trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic relating to the Venous Forum annual meeting. The abstract should be structured to include aims, methods, results and conclusions.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to present an oral presentation at a Venous Forum meeting. A selection of submissions that not shortlisted for oral presentation will be invited to present a poster at the meeting. All accepted abstracts will be published in Phlebology.

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Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: President’s Essay Prize  

Prize 

  • First prize: A year’s free RSM membership

Submission deadline 

Thursday 24 September 2020

Open to 

Students or postgraduates of 5 years standing from disciplines involved in care of older people.

Application guidelines 

The essay, a literature review and discussion, should be maximum 3000 words (excluding references) on any aspect of ageing or the health and care of older people.Papers will be judged by a sub-committee of the Council of the Geriatrics & Gerontology Section, comprising the President and/or President Elect, the Honorary Treasurer, the two Honorary Secretaries and the Library and Editorial Representatives or deputies nominated by the President. The decision of the judges shall be final and the award shall be made on their recommendation by the Council of the Section.  

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Dame Josephine Barnes Prize

Prize

  • First prize: Best Oral Presentation £100

Submission deadline 

7th February 2020

Open to  

Trainees & Students 

Application guidelines

Essays should be no longer than 1000 words.

The title of the essay this year is 'Surgical treatment of chronic pelvic pain' 

The will be expected to make a twenty minute presentation on the topic of their essay at the student and trainees prize meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine in March. Please include your essay under the abstract section on the submission form. 

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Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: Clinical governance and audit prize 2020

Prize: £100 best oral presentation, £50 best poster presentation

Submission process: Abstract submissions of no more than 250 words on audit, clinical governance, quality improvement and research projects relevant to the care of older people

Open to: Trainees in geriatric medicine, old age psychiatry or social sciences

Deadline: 01/08/2020

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Patient Safety Section: Student and Trainees’ Prize

Prize

  • Oral presentation: A year’s free RSM membership
  • Poster presentation: £50

Submission deadline 

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Meeting date

Wednesday 9 December 2020

Open to

All students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract defining a problem in a hospital or community setting related to patient safety and describe a solution for the problem stated. 

Submissions can be based on audits, quality improvement projects or prototypes of new devices or software that may be useful in patient safety.

Shortlisted submissions will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. Abstracts that rate highly on originality, clarity, show significant improvement in patient safety and impact at a national or international level, will have a higher likelihood of selection for oral presentations.

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General Practice with Primary Health Care Section and CAIPE John Horder Student Award

Prize

  • First prize: £150

Submission deadline

Monday 1 June 2020

Open to

Pre-qualifying students from all health care professions

Application guidelines

This annual essay award will be offered to a student who has been involved with interprofessional learning or working, within the community. The essay will reflect the experience and learning achieved. 

The award is being offered jointly by the General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, RSM and the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education.

Applicants are asked to comply with the following

  • Submit an essay of no more than 2000 words
  • Essays should follow the set title Describe and discuss an example of inter-professional working or learning with which you have been involved
  • Essays should include:
    • Description of the student's experience of interprofessional learning and collaborative working
    • Application of academic learning to the case described. References to the literature must be included
    • Degree of reflection on the student's experience
  • Only one author per submission
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