Prizes and awards roundup

The RSM is proud to have on offer over 60 prizes and awards for students, trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. These awards provide valuable recognition for the research undertaken by our healthcare professionals of the future, and are a celebration of their achievements.

Here is a roundup of all our latest award winners from the 2016-17 academic year.

 

March 2017

Cancer short papers prize (Surgery Section)

First prize awarded to Miss Ang Tshering Sherpa.
Prize: £250
Awarded 8 March 2017

 

February 2017

President's prize (Paediatrics & Child Health Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Jamie Deans for his abstract: Co-ordinating complex care enhances outcomes for children with polytrauma: The role of the surgeon
Prize: £250
Awarded 14 February 2017

William Bodey travelling fellowship (Orthopaedics Section)

Travelling fellowship awarded to Mr Andrew Fowler to visit Tygerberg Hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital Hand Units in Cape Town, South Africa.
Prize: £3000
Awarded 17 February 2017

President’s Prize (Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Alfred So for his abstract: Kinetic immunophenotyping of T-cell subsets for adoptive cell therapy
Prize: £300
Awarded 23 February 2017

RSM Aesthetics 9 poster prize (RSM Professionals)

First prize awarded to Dr James Colthurst and Mrs Pamela Giddings for their poster: An exploration of whether unmyelinated nerves are a key mechanism in wound healing. Has electrobio feedback revealed a major new understanding of pathological and recovery pathways?

Second prize awarded to Dr Aleksandar Godicfor his poster: Stem cells in aesthetic and regenerative medicine

Third prize awarded to Dr Fikki Orekoya, Dr Tunde Oremule and Ms Therese Hanna for their poster: Peeling back the years: A history of chemical peels

Awarded 24 February 2017

January 2017

Short paper and poster prize (Laryngology & Rhinology Section)

Joint first prize awarded to Mr Ali Qureishi for his abstract: Saliva testing for HPV in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: A diagnostic accuracy study; and Mr Mustafa Jaafar for his abstract: Auditory distraction in simulated emergency ENT scenarios: Are there measurable detrimental effects on performance?

Awarded 9 January 2017

Monthly trainee presentation award (Dermatology Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Nomathamsanqa Mathe for his abstract: Solitary ulcer in the immunosuppressed
Prize: £50
Awarded 19 January 2017

 

December 2016

RFS Chairman's prize (Retired Fellows Society)

Winners of the abstract title ‘Trust me, I’m a doctor’: Retired Fellow winner Dr Richard Rawlins; Student Fellow winner Ms Chiara Catterwell-Sinkeldam.
Prize: £300 and a free place to ‘Recent advances in medicine and surgery 2016’ meeting.
Awarded 1 December 2016

President's poster prize (Surgery Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Matthew Lee.
Prize: £100
Awarded 2 December 2016

Norman Tanner prize (Surgery Section)

First prize awarded to Ms Rebecca Fish for her abstract: Changing patterns of referral and treatment in pseudomyxoma peritonei
Prize: £250 and Norman Tanner medal
Awarded 2 December 2016

The David Oliveira medical student award (Nephrology Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Thineskrishna Anbarasan for his abstract: Ureteroscopic biopsy of upper tract urothelial carcinoma is associated with increased intravesical recurrences on follow-up: A multi-institutional SUTURE group study.
Prize: £200
Awarded 5 December 2016

Images in nephrology (Nephrology Section)

Joint first prize awarded to Dr Gibran Timothy for his abstract: Contrast enhanced ultrasound nephrostogram; and Dr Lina Nikolopoulou for her abstract: PLA2R staining in idiopathic membranous nephropathy.
Prize: £100
Awarded 5 December 2016

Stewart Cameron science award (Nephrology Section)

Joint first prize awarded to Dr Miriam Berry for her abstract: Renal sodium gradient orchestrates a dynamic anti-bacterial defence zone; and Dr David Thomas for his abstract: Eros is a novel trans-membrane protein that controls the phagocyte respiratory burst and innate immunity
Prize: £100
Awarded 5 December 2016

Rosemarie Baillod clinical award (Nephrology Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Shalabh Srivastava for his abstract: Rescue of ciliary phenotypes - a personalised therapy for CEP290 ciliopathies?
Prize: £200
Awarded 5 December 2016

President's Prize Papers (Orthopaedics Section)

First prize awarded to Miss Roxanna Abhari for her abstract: Development of a novel electrospun suture with potential for use in tendon repair
Prize: £600
Awarded 9 December 2016

students and trainees prize (Patient Safety Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Ronald Kam for his abstract: Theatre time-out protocol innovations to prevent incorrect intraocular lens implantation
Awarded: 9 December 2016

Monthly trainee presentation award (Dermatology Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Donna Cummins for her abstract: Adult-onset Still's Disease with an atypical pigmented pruritic eruption, neutrophilic urticarial eruption and a dermatomyositis-like rash
Prize: £50
Awarded 15 December 2016

 

November 2016

Student Elective Prize (Critical Care Medicine Section)

First Prize awarded to Miss Sophie Doyle
Prize: £1000
Awarded 18 November 2016

Finzi prize (Radiology Section)

First prize awarded Dr Sam Dluzewski for his abstract: Catching patients that slip through the net: Identifying tarn qualifying multiple trauma patients utilising machine learning and free-text radiology reports.
Prize: £500
Awarded 5 November 2016

students and trainees prize (Psychiatry Section)

Joint first prize awarded to Dr Andrew Sommerlad for his abstract: Neuropsychiatric symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis; Mr Jack Kingdon for his abstract: Peripheral Biomarkers of Psychosis: a systematic review; and Dr Carol Kan for her abstract: Genetic overlap between type 2 diabetes and depression in Swedish and Danish twin registries.
Prize: £250 and a year’s membership to the RSM
Awarded 8 November 2016

case presentation – November (Cardiothoracic Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Jennifer Whiteley for her abstract: Playing with robots: A fun way to train thoracic surgeons.
Prize: Bottle of Champagne and a year’s membership to the RSM
awarded 11 November 2016

The Luke Zander Research Support bursary (Maternity & the Newborn Forum)

First prize awarded to Mrs Emma Thompson for her presentation.
Prize: £500 and a year’s membership to the RSM
Awarded 16 November 2016

Hugh Wallace publication prize (Dermatology Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Rachael Jarrett for her abstract: Filaggrin inhibits generation of CD1a neolipid antigens by house dust mite derived phospholipase
Prize: £250
Awarded 17 November 2016

Clinical governance and audit prize (Geriatrics & Gerontology Section)

First prize awarded to Dr Magda Sbai for her abstract: An intracranial bleed: but the scan was normal! A case of traumatic head injury in a patient on rivaroxaban
Prize: £100
Awarded 22 November 2016

Wesleyan Assurance RSM trainee of the year award

First prize awarded to Dr Zahra Ahmed (Dermatology Section) for her abstract: Pharmaceutical screen identifies novel target processes for activation of autophagy which disrupt early events of HIV transmission
Prize: £3000 and a year’s membership to the RSM

Second place awarded to Dr Neeraj Sethi (Laryngology & Rhinology Section) for his abstract: Head and neck intra-tumour heterogeneity: From multi region sampling to single cell sequencing
Prize: £1000 and a year’s membership to the RSM

Third prize awarded Mr Sam Mason (Coloproctology Section) for his abstract: Postoperative hypothermia and surgical site infection following peritoneal insufflation with warm, humidified carbon dioxide during laparoscopic colorectal surgery: A cohort study with cost effectiveness analysis
Prize: £500 and a year’s membership to the RSM

Poster winner

First prize awarded to Dr Anna Rose (Oncology Section) for her poster: Copy number variation of MSR1 at the KLK14 locus is a major genetic determinant of non-familial breast cancer
Prize: £300

Awarded 24 November 2016

October 2016

Research presentation prize (Students Section)

First prize awarded to Miss Megan Lloyd for her abstract: Targeting the tumour stroma: the role of the DNA damage response pathway in myofibroblast differentiation.
Prize: £300

Second prize awarded to Mr Kushal Dev Khera for his abstract: Caregiver attitudes toward the use of smartphone applications in paediatric orthopaedics.
Prize: £150

Third prize awarded to Miss Jia Hui Choong Jiahui for her abstract: Factors determining compensation of kidney function in living donor nephrectomy.
Prize: £100
Awarded 2 October 2016

Sidney Linton prize (Students Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Richard Bartlett for his essay: ECG changes associated with electrolyte disturbances.
Prize: £250

Second prize awarded to Mr Ali Bara Ahmed Kamel Al-Hadithi for his essay: ECG changes associated with electrolyte disturbances.
Prize: A year’s membership to the RSM

Third prize awarded to Mr Ameer Hamid Ahmed Khan for his essay: ECG changes associated with electrolyte disturbances.
Prize: Certificate
Awarded 2 October 2016

John Langdon essay prize (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Alexander James.
Prize: £250 cheque and £250 book vouchers
Awarded 3 October 2016

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section short paper prize (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section)

First prize awarded to Mr Syed Zaidi.
Prize: £100
Awarded 20 October 2016

 

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