About this section

The Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Section’s aim is to advance the scientific study of rheumatology, which is that branch of medicine concerned with the disease of connective tissue and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, and to advance the scientific study of rehabilitation, which is the restoration of optimum function of people suffering from disability, particularly of the locomotors system.

Prizes

Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Section: Barbara Ansell Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £200
  • Second prize: £100
  • Third prize: £50

Meeting date

To be confirmed 

Submission deadline

To be confirmed 

Open to

Specialist registrars and research fellows in all specialities

Application guidelines

Submit a 300-word abstract on a case series or individual case report in the field of rheumatology. The abstract must be anonymous and should not include acknowledgements, names or institutions. Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a 10-minute presentation followed by questions on their abstract at a Rheumatology meeting - date to be confirmed.

Submission closed

Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Section: Eric Bywaters Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £200
  • Second prize: £100
  • Third prize: £50

Meeting date

To be confirmed

Submission deadline

To be confirmed

Open to

Specialist registrars, research fellows, scientists and allied health professionals in all specialities

Application guidelines

Submit a 300 word abstract describing original clinical or laboratory-based research in the field of rheumatology that you have played an important role in. The abstract must be anonymous and should not include acknowledgements, names or institutions. The research can have been submitted to other meetings and published in the year before the submission deadline.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a 10-minute presentation followed by questions on their abstract at a Rheumatology meeting - date to be confirmed.

Submission closed

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 Michelle Fernando