About this section

The Emergency Medicine Section’s purpose is to promote high standards of all aspects of accident and emergency practice.

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Prizes

Emergency Medicine section: Innovation in ED education

Prize

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

Submission deadline

Friday 6 December 2019

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 submission should be no longer than 300 words.

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: Essay Prize

Prize

  • 1x £250 

Submission deadline 

Friday 6 December 2019

Open to 

All medical practitioners below consultant grade.

Application guidelines 

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

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).

Applicants will be judged on the applicability and/or originality of their project and its 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 on Friday 26 June 2020 at the Royal Society of Medicine.

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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 

Friday 6 December 2019

Meeting date

Friday 26 June 2020

Open to

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

Application guidelines

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

Applications are invited from 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: Students’ Prize

Prize

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

Submission deadline

Friday 6 December 2019

Meeting date 

Friday 26 June 2020

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. 

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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Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

President

Dr Laurence Fitton