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 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

Coloproctology Section: John of Arderne Medal

Prize

The John of Arderne Medal, a Travelling Fellowship of £500 to the following year's overseas meeting to Jersey and a position on the RSM Coloproctology Council; all shortlisted candidates will receive free one year membership of the RSM with associated benefits.

Submission deadline

Monday 16 August 2021

Meeting date

Wednesday 20 October 2021

Open to

All coloproctology and surgery trainees and medical students

Application guidelines

This award is made annually to recipients selected by the Council of the Coloproctology Section for the best research paper presented at a Section meeting. Abstracts should state briefly and clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work and must not exceed 200 words.
Submission closed

Critical Care Medicine Section: Audit and Quality Improvement Audit Prize

Prize

  • The top three entrants will receive an annual subscription to CRIT-IQ (an excellent resource for the FFICM)

Submission deadline 

Submission closed

Open to 

All UK and Ireland trainees in intensive care medicine but would be most suited to those sitting the primary or final FFICM.  

Application guidelines 

Submit a 300-word abstract that is a summary of a completed audit or quality improvement project which has contributed to the practice of intensive care medicine.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present a poster at a Critical Care Medicine meeting.

Submission closed

Dermatology Section: Call for abstracts - January clinicopathological meeting

Prize 

  • First prize: £50 and RSM certificate

Submission deadline 

Submission closed

Open to 

All dermatology trainees.

Application guidelines 

Applicants are invited to submit abstracts (of any wordcount) regarding dermatological clinicopathological cases. Submissions will be shortlisted and considered for oral presentation at the Dermatology Section clinicopathological meeting in January.

Submission closed

Dermatology Section: Hugh Wallace Essay Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £250 

Submission deadline 

10 March 2022

Meeting date

21 April 2022

Open to 

Dermatology registrars. 

Application guidelines 

Submit a dermatology paper published in a peer-reviewed journal in the last 12 months.

Apply here

Dermatology Section: Hugh Wallace Registrars Prize 

Prize 

  • First prize: £150 

Submission deadline 

Submission closed

Open to 

Dermatology registrars who present at Dermatology meetings.

Application guidelines 

Prize will be awarded to dermatology registrars considered to have made an outstanding contribution to Dermatology Section meetings during the session preceding the year of the award.

Submission closed

Dermatology Section: Trainee Research Prize  

Prize 

  • First prize: £250

Submission deadline 

10 March 2022

Meeting date

21 April 2022

Open to 

All dermatology trainees in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Newly qualified consultants whose research was completed as a trainee in the year before the submission date.

Application guidelines 

Applicants will submit summarising research of no more than 500 words that have been done while they were a dermatology trainee or within 1 year of becoming a consultant. The research can have been submitted to other meetings and can have been published in the year before the submission deadline.

Submissions will be shortlisted and the top 3 will be invited to present at the April Dermatology Section meeting. The best paper will win a prize of £250 and will be submitted for consideration for the RSM Wesleyan trainee of the year award.

Apply here

Digital Health Section: Prize for Innovation  

Prize 

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

Submission deadline 

Closed 

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.

Submission closed

Ellison-Cliffe Travelling Fellowship 2021

Prize

  • First prize: £15,000

Submission deadline 

Monday 4 October 2021

Shortlisting will take place in early November 2021. Interviews will be held for shortlisted candidates on Tuesday 7 December 2021.

Open to

Fellows of the Royal Society of Medicine who are of specialist registrar or lecturer grade or equivalent, or who are consultants within three years of their first consultant appointment. 

The award is intended to cover expenses for travel abroad, to one or two centres, for a period of not less than six months, in pursuit of further study, research or clinical training relevant to the applicant's current interests. 

Candidates will normally be expected to take up the Fellowship between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023, but consideration will be given to applicants who are travelling from January 2022.

Application guidelines

Submit an application form with the following included:

  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of current interests, including career objectives
  • Detailed proposal as to how the time abroad will be spent and where
  • Detailed analysis of likely costs of period abroad, and statement of need for funding
  • Names and contact details of two referees
  • Supporting statement(s) from the proposed host centre(s)
  • The candidate should confirm that his/her employing authority will grant study leave if the application is successful

At the end of their Fellowship, the successful candidate(s) will be expected to provide a written report about the work undertaken during the tenure of the Fellowship and to present at an appropriate RSM educational meeting.

 

Apply here

Emergency Medicine Section: Research and Innovation Prize  

Prize 

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

Submission deadline 

18 July 2021

Meeting date

Friday 1 October 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.
Submission closed

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 

18 July 2021

Meeting date

Friday 1 October 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.

Submission closed

Emergency Medicine section: Innovation in ED education

Prize

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

Submission deadline

3 April 2022

Meeting date

Friday 24 June 2022

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?

Apply here

Epidemiology & Public Health Section: Young Epidemiologists Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Any medical and non-medical epidemiologist or public health practitioner under the age of 40 years.

Application guidelines

Submit a 1,000-word paper addressing a public health issue which relates to a project conducted. Your paper should include an introduction, methodology used and results, discussion headings and a conclusion.

Submission closed

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Section: Gut Club Prize

Prize:
1st prize - £100 and 50% discount on RSM membership for 1 year
Other: Runners-up will receive 50% discount on RSM membership for 1 year

Open to:
Medical students and pre-registrar junior doctor

Deadline:

21 September 2021

Meeting:

16 November 2021

Application guidelines:

Abstracts of no more than 250 words can be submitted by any pre-registrar junior doctor or medical student. They can cover any of the four following areas: 

  • Clinical research (with the subheadings Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion) 
  • Quality Improvement (also with the subheadings Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion) 
  • Clinical case (to include a summary of the clinical course and brief discussion) 
  • An outline for a ten-minute virtual piece of teaching (include the title, brief learning objectives and a summary of how those learning objectives will be met) 

(audit/QI, clinical research, a clinical case, or a piece of teaching).  

To submit an abstract for the first event please follow this link to the submissions page. Please note abstracts must be submitted before Tuesday 21 September 2021. 

Submit here

General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section: John Fry Prize  

Title of the essay: Discuss the challenges facing general practice in the 21st century. How might John Fry have viewed these challenges?

The essay submission should be between 
2500-3000 words and well referenced. 

Prize: £300

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

Deadline: 21st June 2021


Apply here

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

Prize

  • Medical students - 1st place: £150, 2nd place: £100
  • Trainees - 1st place: £150, 2nd place: £100
  • Overall winner -  £100

All selected entrants will receive an RSM Section certificate.

Submission deadline

Thursday 1 July 2021

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

GP registrars and medical students should submit a structured abstract of no more than 250 words outlining the proposed content of their poster.

The poster can describe a case study, a literature review or a research/audit project.

The topics for 2021 include: 

  1. Management of the acutely unwell patient
  2. Orthopaedic problems
  3. Genetic testing
  4. Antimicrobial prescribing
  5. The health effects of climate change
  6. The well-being of health care workers
  7. Innovations in Primary Care during the Covid-19 pandemic
  8. Integrating health and social care for the vulnerable in society.

Based on the abstracts received, a selection of applicants will be invited to submit their poster in a digital format for pre-assessment and then display it at the forthcoming Primary Care Update. It is hoped that this will take place at the RSM in September but this will be dependent on COVID-19 restrictions at the time.

Trainees apply here

Medical students apply here

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: Clinical governance and audit prize 2021

Prize: £500, 1st runner up £250, 2nd runner up £250

Submission deadline

Monday 10 May 2021 (shortlisted presentations will receive email confirmation on Tuesday 18 May 2021)

Open to

This prize is open to trainees in geriatric medicine, old age psychiatry or social sciences

Application guidelines 

Submission of abstracts of no more than 250 words.

The prize is dedicated to submissions on audit, clinical governance, quality improvement and projects relevant to the care of older people. The presentation must be given by the corresponding trainee.

Apply here

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: President’s Essay Prize  

Prize 

  • One year's membership to the RSM

Submission deadline 

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Open to 

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

Application guidelines 

The essay, a literature review and discussion, should be a maximum of 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.   

Apply here

Geriatrics & Gerontology Section: Trainees' prize, clinical presentations

Prize

  • First prize - for best oral presentation: £100 and certification recognition and a 1-year membership to the British Geriatrics Society
  • Second prize - for best oral presentation: certification recognition
  • First prize - for best poster presentation: £50 and certification recognition and a 1-year membership to the British Geriatrics Society
  • Second prize - for best poster presentation: certification recognition

Submission deadline 

Wednesday 13 October 2021

Open to

Trainees in elderly medicine and old age psychiatry

Application guidelines

Submission of abstracts of no more than 250 words. The abstracts are required to have a clinical context and be in the form of a case presentation and usually in the form of case presentations that demonstrate difficult diagnostic or management problems relevant to older people.

Apply here

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 

7 February 2022

Meeting date

4 April 2022

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 4 April 2022.   

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.”

Apply here

Clinical Neurosciences: Gordon Holmes prize

Prize 

First place: £300

Submission deadline 

7 March 2022

Meeting date

9 May 2022

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 that 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 that 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. 

 

Apply here

Laryngology & Rhinology Section: Short Paper and Poster Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £250 and a year’s free RSM membership
  • Second prize: £100 and a year’s free RSM membership
  • Poster prize: £50 and a year’s free RSM membership

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All trainees and consultants within two years of appointment in the UK and Ireland.

Application guidelines

Submit a 150-word abstract on a chosen topic in laryngology and rhinology. Abstracts chosen for oral presentation will have the option of being published in the online version of The Journal of Laryngology and Otology (JLO). The overall winner can opt to have their whole paper printed.

Abstracts must comply with JLO guidelines:

  • Should be no longer than 150 words and should be structured  
  • Key words are used to index the article
  • Only the words appearing as Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in the supplement to Index Medicus may ordinarily be used

For full information please go to www.jlo.co.uk.

Papers not selected for oral presentation may be chosen for a poster presentation. 

Submission closed

Laryngology & Rhinology Section: Rhinology Essay Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £1,000

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

All trainees and consultants within two years of appointment in the UK and Ireland.

Application guidelines

Submit a 2,000-word essay on the following topic: Advances in measuring the nasal airway.

Essays should be anonymous, and any references included are to be given in the Harvard style and only one paper may be submitted in any one year by an applicant.

Submission closed

Nephrology Section: Images in Nephrology Award

Prize: £200

Submission deadline: Thursday 7 October 2021

Meeting date: Friday 3 December 2021 at the Nephrology President’s Prize Day 2021. 

Open to: Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

The prize is for the best presentation of a research project in clinical or basic science. The abstract should be no more than 300 words, submitted in electronic format and concern a recent or current research project.

Successful candidates will be considered for a 15-minute presentation or a poster presentation.

Apply here

Nephrology Section: Rosemarie Baillod Clinical Award

Prize: £200

Submission deadline: Thursday 7 October 2021

Meeting date: Friday 3 December 2021 at the Nephrology President’s Prize Day 2021. 

Open to: Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines 

Please submit a clinical abstract 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.

Apply here

Nephrology Section: Stewart Cameron Science Award

Prize: £200

Submission deadline: Thursday 7 October 2021

Meeting date: Friday 3 December 2021 at the Nephrology President’s Prize Day 2021. 

Open to: Any trainees or fellows training in nephrology and wider specialties.

Application guidelines

The prize is for the best presentation of a research project in clinical or basic science. The abstract should be no more than 300 words, submitted in electronic format and concern a recent or current research project.

Successful candidates will be considered for a 15-minute presentation or a poster presentation.

Apply here

Occupational Medicine: Ramazzini Prize

Submission deadline:

Sunday 25 July 2021

Prize: 

£250 and a certificate

Application guidelines

Submit a 500 word case report abstract fitting the meeting theme set each year: Synergy of mental health and fitness for work

Clinical case: A clinical case of relevance to occupational medicine and fitting the meeting theme. The case should be one which has been clinically assessed and managed by the applicant personally in occupational medicine.

Four cases will be shortlisted by Council and invited to give a 20-minute presentation on 22 September 2021.

Apply here

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: Sylvia Lawler Prize - Scientific

Prize

£250 to oral presenters

Submission deadline

Monday 25 April 2022

Meeting date

Monday 20 June 2022

Open to

All clinicians in training

Application guidelines:

Abstracts of no more than 200 words are invited from scientists in training, themed on a basic scientific research project.

The top 3 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations; a panel of judges will determine the best oral presentation and 1 applicant will be awarded the Sylvia Lawler Prize for the best scientific paper.

If the applicant is unsure of the appropriate prize to specify they should highlight this at the time of submission.

Apply here

Oncology Section: Sylvia Lawler Prize - Clinical

Prize

£250 to oral presenters

Submission deadline

Monday 25 April 2022

Meeting date

Monday 20 June 2022

Open to

All clinicians in training

Application guidelines:

Abstracts of no more than 200 words are invited from clinicians in training, themed on a clinical research project.

The top 3 abstracts will be selected for oral presentations; a panel of judges will determine the best oral presentation and 1 applicant will be awarded the Sylvia Lawler Prize for the best clinical paper. 

Clinical research includes but is not limited to audit data, imaging studies, outcomes of surgical procedures. Translational studies such as genomic studies of clinical samples should be submitted for the basic/translational science prize. If the applicant is unsure of the appropriate prize to specify they should highlight this at the time of submission.

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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.

Apply here

Ophthalmology Section: Students and Trainees Prize

Prize

  • Best Poster: £150
  • Best Paper: £150 and one year’s membership to the Royal Society of Medicine.

Submission deadline

Saturday 10 April 2021

Open to

Medical students and trainee doctors.

Application guidelines

Opportunity to present research work and case reports to a knowledgeable and critical audience at a Section meeting. Abstracts should be submitted of no more than 300 words. 1 submission per person only. Papers accepted would be considered for publication in the JRSM.

Submit

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section: UMAX Essay Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £50

Submission deadline

Submission closed

Open to

All trainees without dual qualification including undergraduate, singly-qualified and second degree medical and dental students.

Application guidelines

Submit a 2,000-word essay on the chosen topic: The role of robotics and artificial intelligence in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
The essay should be anonymous and be the authors own work. The winner will be required to present their work at an Oral & Maxillofacial meeting. 

Submissions are closed

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section: UMAX Poster Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £50

Submission deadline

Submission closed

Open to

All trainees without dual qualification including undergraduate, singly-qualified and second degree medical and dental students.

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on any topic relating to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work at an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery meeting.

Submissions are closed

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section: John Langdon Essay Prize

Submission deadline

Submission closed

Prizes

  • 1st £500
  • 2nd £100
  • 3rd £75 

Open to
All dental or medical graduates and students.

Application guidelines
Submissions should be no more than 2,500 words in length and the authors own work. The essay should be anonymous. Only one submission may be submitted per applicant.

Chosen topic:
What is the benefit of Global medicine experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery training?

Meeting date:
Thursday 21 November 2019

Submissions are closed

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

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Section: Short Paper Prize

Prize:

£100

Deadline:

Thursday 16 September 2021

Open to:

All trainees in relevant specialties - to be eligible for the prize the candidate must be registered with the General Medical Council and/or the General Dental Council in the United Kingdom or be studying medicine or dentistry at a United Kingdom university. The candidate need not be a member of the Royal Society of Medicine. Candidates must register for and attend the meeting if short-listed.

Application guidelines: 

Papers should be on a topic related to orbital surgery or research related to the topic. Abstracts should be no more than 200 words (excluding title, authors and references). The best abstracts will be chosen for presentation at the section meeting on Thursday 4 November 2021.

Submit here

Orthopaedics Section: President’s Prize

Prize

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

Submission deadline

TO BE CONFIRMED

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.

Apply here

Orthopaedics Section FOSC (Future Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference) prize for research

Entrants will submit:

A 450 word abstract on their original research in any field of orthopaedic surgery.

The structure for the abstract must include an introduction, methods, results and discussion. Applicants will be required to state their role and acknowledge co-contributors in their research. Confirmation must be obtained from the senior author for the study to be submitted. Please note research presented must not be presented at a previous conference or published in the literature.

Prizes:

  • £100 cash prize for 1st place + 1 year subscription to the RSM
  • £50 for the Runner up and 1 year subscription to the RSM, which will be awarded at the FOSC 2020.

Open to: 

  • Medical Students
  • Foundation 1 and 2 doctors
  • Core surgical trainees

Otology Section: Norman Gamble Research Grant

Submission deadline
Sunday 26 January 2020

Meeting date
Friday 1 May 2020

Prize
£100

Open to
British citizens, both lay and medics

Guidelines

This prize is awarded to the best original work in otology in the preceding four years, as evidenced by published papers.

Submissions should include copies of these papers, along with a supporting letter from a proposer or a cover letter from the researcher themselves.


Submit

Otology Section: Mr N Shah ENT Innovations Award

Prize

  • £300 and the winning candidate will be invited to present the innovation when receiving the prize at the Otology Section event in February 2020

Submission deadline

Sunday 8 December 2019

Open to

Trainees and consultants in Otology

Application guidelines 

The interpretation of Innovation will be broad-based, this could be technical, such as a new device or instrument, a new procedure or original modification of a procedure or a new and original organisational development. Candidates are asked to describe an innovation that they have been personally involved in devising in the past 5 years.

  • A description of no more than 1000 words and if appropriate will include images and or drawings of the innovation. The application should be structured as below:
  • A description of the innovation and the costs to date and/or estimated in the future budget
  • The difference it makes/will make to patient care and evidence for this. How does it compare with current similar devices or best practice? Consider safety, Is there any evidence it could adversely impact health
  • Include any published evidence on the innovation including evidence to support its impact
  • Has the innovation already been disseminated or marketed beyond the innovator? Is it being used or still being used? if not, why not?
  • Please acknowledge others who have contributed to the development of the innovation and describe their role and involvement
Apply here

Otology Section: Training Scholarships

Prize
Up to £1,000 

Submission deadline 
Sunday 26 January 2020

Meeting date
Friday 1 May 2020

Open to
RSM Trainee Members interested in Otology 

Application guidelines

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter of no more than 1,000 words, including the costs of the centre to be visited.

Submissions should also include:

  • An up-to-date CV (maximum two pages)
  • A reference from your Training Programme Director
Submit

Otology Section: Temporal Bone Competition

Date of Competition: Friday 27th September

Location: Temporal Bone Dissection Lab, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Prize

  • First prize: Free place on the Cambridge Advanced Otology course (worth £900) and £500 cash
  • Second prize: £200 cash

Submission deadline

12th August 2019

Open to

Pre-CCT ENT trainees at all stages who are RSM members (free entry). RSM non-members can pay £150 to enter the competition.

Application guidelines

The aim of the competition is to provide an opportunity for ENT trainees to practice temporal bone dissection. Participants have a half-day time period in which they are asked to carry out set dissections such as cortical mastoidectomy, attic exposure and posterior tympanotomy, and are asked questions during the dissection. Drilling techniques and progress through dissections are critiqued by experts in the field of otology. High quality fresh frozen cadaveric temporal bones are used.

To apply to the RSM temporal bone competition, please download the attached application form.

Email the completed form to the address on the form.

Apply by email

Otology Section: Matthew Yung Short Paper and Poster Prize

Abstracts are invited that comply with the JLO guidelines:
  • Abstracts should be no longer than 150 words and should be structured
  • Key words are used to index the article
  • Only the words appearing as Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) in the supplement to Index Medicus may ordinarily be used.
    For full information please go to www.jlo.co.uk
Papers not selected for oral presentation may be chosen for a poster presentation. Abstracts chosen for oral presentation will have the option of being published in the online version of the JLO and the overall winner has the option of their whole paper being printed. 

Prize:

1st place: £1,000 to be used in support of travel to centres of otology overseas

2nd place: CWJ Short Fellowship to the International Otology Course at the Causse clinic in Beziers, France sponsored by the TWJ Foundation

Poster prize: ENT book to be confirmed


Open to: All trainees and consultants within 2 years of appointment
Deadline: 7th February 2021
Apply here

Otology Section: Travel Grants

Prize

Up to £100 towards travel costs to attend an otology meeting at the RSM.

Submission deadline

Applications will be accepted up to two weeks before each otology meeting.

Open to

Trainee RSM members who live more than 50 miles from the RSM.

Application guidelines

Applicants should submit a letter of no more than two A4 pages in length detailing their expenses, and which meeting they would like to attend and why.

Apply by email: otology@rsm.ac.uk

Apply by email

Paediatrics & Child Health Section: President’s Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250
  • Second prize: £150
  • The two runner ups will receive a £20 Amazon voucher

Submission deadline

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Meeting date

Tuesday 15 March 2022

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.

Apply here

Paediatrics & Child Health Section: Tim David Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £250 and a year’s free RSM membership
  • Second prize: £200
  • Third prize: £150

Submission deadline

Tuesday 14 December 2021

Meeting date

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Open to

Medical trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 750-word case report on a general paediatric case. A maximum of four general paediatric case reports will be shortlisted to present at a Paediatrics & Child Health meeting.

Apply here

Paediatrics & Child Health Section: Sam Tucker Fellowship

Prize

  • £250 and membership of the RSM as a trainee for up to six years for individuals with an academic record of achievement.
    The successful candidate(s) will become members of the Paediatrics & Child Health Section Council for two years. They will be expected to attend council meetings and submit a paper at one meeting (either an RSM meeting or meeting approved by the Section) every two years.

Submission deadline

Sunday 3 April 2022

Open to

Individuals for whom less than ten years have elapsed since they obtained their primary medical qualification

Application guidelines

Doctors who can demonstrate firm evidence of a commitment to a career in Paediatrics and Child Health are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and a signed covering letter from the proposer (a Paediatrics & Child Health Section member) to be considered for this fellowship. Any trainee not having a proposer could approach the RSM Paediatric Counci

A maximum of 2 fellowships will be awarded each year. 

The Paediatrics & Child Health Section council will select the winning candidate(s) from a list of eligible trainees. The selection committee will comprise of the President Elect, Secretary Elect and Treasurer.

The name of successful applicant(s) will be presented to council at the Section AGM for approval.

Apply here

Patient Safety Section: Students and trainees prize

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

Submission deadline: 

Closed 

Open to: Students and trainees
Abstract submissions of no more than 250 words that define a problem in the 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.
Apply here

Pain Medicine Section: Andrew Lawson Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £200 and free attendance to a Pain Medicine meeting of your choice

Submission deadline

Sunday 7 November 2021

Meeting date

Friday 28 January 2022

Open to

All medical students and trainees in pain medicine up to APT level, submissions from trainees of other specialities will also be accepted.

Application guidelines

Submissions from all medical students and trainees in pain medicine up to APT level are invited for the Andrew Lawson Prize in pain medicine. The title of the essay this year is "What can be done to prevent pain?".  Essays should be no longer than 2000-3000 words.

The winner of the prize will receive £200, free attendance to a Pain Medicine Section meeting of their choice and will be expected to make a twenty-minute presentation (including Q&A) on the topic of their essay at an upcoming Pain Medicine Section meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine on 28 January 2022.

The winning essay will be published in the British Pain Society’s ‘Pain News' and therefore award of the Prize is conditional on using original diagrams only (rather than copyrighted material) and completing the editorial process in terms of standardising references, etc. to the format of the publication. For guidance please follow this link.

Apply Here

Plastic Surgery Section: UPRAS Prize

Prize
RSM certificate

Submission deadline
Monday 4 October 2021

Meeting date
Saturday 20 November 2021, click here for details. 

Open to
Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines
Applicants are invited to submit an abstract of 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.

Apply here

Psychiatry Section: Mental Health Foundation Research Prize

Prize:

£750 and £100

Submission deadline

Thursday 4 March 2021

Open to

Juniors (excluding consultants or senior academic staff)

Application guidelines

This prize is to be awarded for the most outstanding published paper reporting original research work by the principal author in the last year.

Entries should consist of a covering letter explaining, the significance of the publication and attachments of:

  • The published article or the article and a letter of acceptance from the publisher
  • A short CV of the applicant
Submit here

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

Wednesday 1 September 2021

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.
Submit here

Radiology Section: Finzi Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £500

Submission deadline

Tuesday 14 December 2021

Meeting date

Tuesday 8 February 2022

Open to

All SpRs radiologists and radiotherapists training in the UK and Northern Ireland with a limit of one paper from each hospital

Application guidelines

Applicants are invited to submit an abstract of their work, which must be no longer than 250 words in length, along with a 50 word outline of their personal contribution to the work.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to give a 10-minute presentation of their work at the RSM Radiology Section meeting.
Apply here

Radiology: BSHNI eposter presentations

Prizes (Scientific & Educational Posters)

  • First prize £150 (for each category)
  • Second prize £75 (for each category)

Open to:

All delegates (the presenting author should register for the meeting)

Submission deadline

Thursday 5 May 2022

Application guidelines

The electronic poster competition on any topic relating to Head and Neck Imaging is open to all Radiologists, Clinicians, Allied Health Professionals, including their respective trainees and also Medical Students.
Topics can be Educational, Research or Audit. In the first instance, please submit a structured abstract for your poster, limited to 250 words (excluding title and references) before the deadline.
Presenting authors of shortlisted poster abstracts must register for the meeting for their poster to be displayed and to be eligible for the poster prize.
Apply here

Respiratory Medicine Section: Foundation Year and Internal Medicine Trainee Award

Application guidelines: Submit a 250-word abstract on original research or case series in respiratory medicine that you have led. Submitted abstracts must relate to research undertaken within the last 24 months. The applicant will need to confirm that they have been the lead on the project and acknowledge any co-contributors that were involved. Abstracts on meta-analyses will be accepted; abstracts on literature/systematic reviews or individual case reports will not be accepted.

 

The authors of the 3 highest-scoring abstracts will be invited to present their work at the Respiratory Student and Trainee Prize Meeting on 26th January 2022 (a national oral presentation via online webinar). The winner will be announced during the prize meeting.  


Prize:
£100 and one free admission to an RSM Respiratory Section event (up to 1 full-day event within the next 12 months, SCE course excluded)

Submission Deadline:
Wednesday 1st December 2021, 23:59

Open to:
Junior doctors currently in foundation training or SHO level (IMT trainees, JCF, trust-grade SHO)

Apply here

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

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

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: 15 December 2021

Meeting date: 11 February 2022

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 11 February 2022.

For any queries regarding the essay, please contact sexmed@rsm.ac.uk.

Apply here

Sport & Exercise Medicine Section: Helal and Harries Prize

Application guidelines

Submit a 1500-word essay on the topic of event and expedition medicine, with the following title: Innovative technology in event and expedition medicine  

The essay should focus on novel ideas and technologies and their use in the context of providing medical cover for sporting events or expeditions. The work should be supported by references where appropriate. Shortlisted candidates will be required to give a poster/oral presentation at a Sport and Exercise Medicine Section meeting.

Prize: RSM certificate and free attendance at a future event

Submission deadline: Sunday 18 April 2021

Open to: Students and trainees, allied health professionals and intercalated students

Submit here

Surgery Section: Adrian Tanner Prize

Prize: 

£250

Submission deadline: 

Tuesday 7 September 2021

Open to: 

All surgical trainees

Application guidelines:

Clinical case reports should be submitted for this prize focusing upon the multidisciplinary nature of the care of a surgical patient. The report should be no longer than 500 words and have a maximum of 5 references. Abstracts previously presented at another meeting should be declared.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their papers at the Surgery Section meeting on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Apply here

Surgery Section: MIA 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

All surgical registrars.

Application guidelines

Candidates are invited to submit abstracts from laboratory-based research papers of no more than 250 words

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

Apply here

Surgery Section: President's prize

Prize

  • 1st prize - £100
  • 2nd prize - £50

Submission deadline

Submission deadline - Tuesday 17 December 2019 

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their poster at the RSM in October 2020.

Open to

All surgical trainees

Application guidelines

Abstracts on any emergency general surgery topic should be submitted for this prize. The abstract should be no longer than 250 words and have a maximum of 5 references.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to present their poster at the RSM in September 2020.

Apply here

Surgery Section: Norman Tanner Prize and The Glaxo Travelling Fellowship

Prize: 

First place - £250 and the Norman Tanner Medal

Second place - The Glaxo Travelling Fellowship of the Section of Surgery of the Royal Society of Medicine. This will enable the recipient to attend the annual "Out-of-Town" meeting of the Section of Surgery in either the UK or overseas, use of the fund to attend an alternative conference is permitted by the agreement of Council. The winner shall be required to submit to the Council of the Section a brief report on the visit.


Submission deadline: Monday 1 November 2021

Open to: All surgical trainees.

Application guidelines: Candidates must submit clinically oriented papers detailing original clinical research, multidisciplinary care and audit leading to improved patients' care. Submissions should be no longer than 500 words +/- 10%. 

Abstracts will be shortlisted to present at a Surgery Section meeting in January 2022.

Submit here

Trainees Section: John Glyn Trainees Audit Prize

Prize

  • First prize for oral presentation: £250
  • Second prize for oral presentation: £100
  • First prize for poster presentation: £100
  • Second prize for poster presentation: £50

Submission deadline

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Open to

Trainees working in any hospital or primary care specialty.

Application guidelines

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.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their abstract as an oral or poster presentation at the Trainees meeting taking place on 29 September 2021.

 

Submission closed

Trainees Section: Medical Authors Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £100 of book vouchers

Submission deadline

To be announced

Open to

Medical students and trainees.

Application guidelines

Submit a 500-word outline of your idea for a book proposal. If the idea is shortlisted it will be presented to an expert ‘Dragon’s Den’ panel that will know nothing of the idea on the day and will judge whether they wish to accept or decline the proposal.

The winner will be decided at the event, considering the opinions of the judges and the audience.

Submission closed

Urology: A career in urology – poster prize

Prize

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

Submission deadline

18 November 2021

Meeting date

15 January 2022 

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 of 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 in January for the chance to win the prize.

Apply here

Urology Section: Malcolm Coptcoat spring short papers prize

The Malcolm Coptcoat Prize was established in the early 2000s to celebrate the enormous contribution of Malcolm Coptcoat to British Urology during his relatively short professional career. He was a great innovator and a pioneer of laparoscopic urology in the UK.

Prize

  • First prize: Up to £2,000 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022 or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting in 2022 or Smith's Urology 

Submission deadline

26 January 2022

Meeting date

25 March 2022

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Please send a brief abstract of no more than 200 words summarising your work and demonstrating its potential clinical application. Please keep 25 March 2022 free for your presentation as judging will take place during the online event. Short-listed candidates will be asked to give a 7-minute presentation of their work.

Malcolm Coptcoat Spring Short Papers Prize is sponsored by the Malcolm Coptcoat Trust.

Apply here

Urology: Professor Geoffrey D. Chisholm CBE Communication Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2000 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022
  • Second prize: £750 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022 or Campbell’s Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the urology overseas scientific winter meeting in 2022 or Smith’s Urology

Submission deadline

24 March 2022

Meeting date

20 May 2022

Open to

Urological trainees

Application guidelines

Please send a brief abstract of no more than 200 words summarising your planned presentation. Please keep the afternoon of 20 May 2022 free for your presentation.

Short-listed candidates will give a 7-minute presentation on the afternoon of 20 May 2022 and respond to questions from the audience. Presentations should be limited to 8 slides and will be judged on their clarity and delivery. 

Apply here

Urology Section: Secretary’s Prize

Prize 

  • First prize: £200 plus an RSM certificate

Submission deadline

24 March 2022

Meeting date

20 May 2022

Open to

All pre-SpRs training grades

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on either a high-quality urological audit, a novel work on service improvement or an organisational change within urology. The best abstracts will be presented as posters at the Urology Section's President's Day.

Apply here

Urology Section: Winter Short Papers Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £2,000 to facilitate attendance at the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting
  • Second prize: £750 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting or Campbell's Urology
  • Third prize: £500 towards the Urology Section's overseas winter scientific meeting or Smith's Urology

Submission deadline

15 October 2021

Meeting date

3 December 2021

Open to

UK-based Urology Specialty or urologically inspired core surgical trainees

Application guidelines

Submit a 250-word abstract on a topic such as the latest academic or clinical research topics, interesting case collections in the context of diagnosis and management or audit projects and their application to urological practice. 

Submissions must not have been presented previously at any national or international meeting.

Apply here

Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine: The Harvey Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £150 plus a year’s free RSM membership
  • Second prize: £100

Submission deadline

Sunday 19 July 2020

Meeting date 

Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 September 2020

Open to

Trainees (only)

Application guidelines 

Abstracts of clinical cases pertaining to vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery of no more than 250 words. Only one paper per person can be submitted. 

*Shortlisted candidates will be invited to give an oral presentation at the Harvey symposium on Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 September 2020.

Apply here

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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Venous Forum: Pump Priming Grant

Prize

  • On application

Open to

Trainee specialists under 40 years of age at time of application. 

Application guidelines

Submit an application outlining your research costs and the potential benefits the research will have to the phlebology and endovenous world. 

The applications must be supported with the following documentation:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A letter from your Head of Department and/or a senior colleague/specialist, supporting the application

The successful candidate will be announced at the Venous Forum annual meeting. The winner will be expected to attend the meeting in Annual meeting and give a presentation of their work. 

Submission closed

General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section and CAIPE John Horder award 2021

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

Prize

  • First prize: £600

Submission deadline

14th May 2021

Open to

An interprofessional team working within the primary health care community.

Application guidelines

The submitting team, or individual, is asked to produce one document in font size 12 with reference to supporting literature consisting of:

  • A factual and descriptive report on all or part of their interprofessional working being presented for consideration.
  • Evidence demonstrating how the work presented fulfils the principles of interprofessional working across disciplines and professions. (For further details see below).
  • The preparation and presentation of each submission should anticipate further collaborative working with definite outcomes designed to improve patient care.

The above three areas form the basis for the assessment criteria to award the prize. There is a limit of 4000 words excluding references and headings.
The award will be presented alternatively by the two organisations. Representatives from the successful team will be asked to give a presentation based on their submission at a CAIPE event later in 2021 (date to be confirmed).

The principles of collaborative working.
Candidates will need to provide evidence that they applied the following principles of collaborative working:
i) Focused on the needs of individuals, families and communities to improve their quality of care, health outcomes and wellbeing in the practice environment
ii) Respected individuality, difference and diversity within and between the professions and all with whom they learned and worked
iii) Enabled the professions involved to learn with, from and about each other to optimise exchange of experience and expertise.
iv) Demonstrated collaboration at the heart of all processes.
v) Enabled each profession to improve its practice to complement that of others.
vi) Improved outcomes for individuals, families and communities.
vii) Enhanced team and individual morale and motivation and developed effective interprofessional working relationships.
viii) Reflected on the process and learned from the experience, demonstrating how this can inform further practice.
The closing date for applications will be 14/5/21.

Apply here

Respiratory Medicine Section: Respiratory Specialist Registrar Award

Application guidelines: Submit a 250-word abstract on original research in respiratory medicine that you have led. Submitted abstracts must relate to research undertaken within the last 24 months. The applicant will need to confirm that they have been the lead on the project and acknowledge any co-contributors that were involved. Abstracts on meta-analyses, literature/systematic reviews or individual case reports will not be accepted.

The authors of the 3 highest-scoring abstracts will be invited to present their work at the Respiratory Student and Trainee Prize Meeting on 26th January 2022 (a national oral presentation via online webinar). The winner will be announced during the prize meeting.   


Prize:
£100 and one free admission to an RSM Respiratory Section event (up to 1 full-day event in the next 12 months, SCE course excluded).

Submission Deadline:
Wednesday 1st December 2021, 23:59


Open to: 
ST3 and above who have received all or part of their training in the UK. Registrars from any speciality may apply.

ST3 level only with national training number. Excludes IMT 3

Apply here

General Practice with Primary Health Care Section and CAIPE John Horder Student Award 2021

The John Horder Student Award will be given annually to a student who has participated in learning within the community and can demonstrate outstanding principles of collaborative working.

Prize

  • First prize: £150

Submission deadline

14th May 2021

Open to

Pre-qualifying students from all health care professions

Application guidelines

The submitting students are asked to produce an essay in font size 12 entitled: ‘Describe and discuss an example of interprofessional working or learning with which you have been involved.’
There will be an overall limit of 2000 words excluding references and headings
The award will be presented at a CAIPE event later in 2021 (date to be confirmed).

Guidelines and marking criteria.
Candidates will need to provide the following:
i) Description of the student’s experience of interprofessional learning and collaborative working
ii) Application of academic learning to the case described. References to the literature must be included.
iii) Degree of reflection on the student’s experience.
The closing date for applications will be 14/5/21.

Apply here

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Section: Herbert Reiss Trainees’ Prize

Prize

  • Oral first prize: £150
  • Oral second prize: £100
  • Poster first prize: £100
  • Poster second prize: £75

Submission deadline

1st February 2021

Open to

SPRs in obstetrics and gynaecology 

Application guidelines

Abstracts of no more than 300 words on topics related to obstetrics and gynaecology will be accepted. Submitted abstracts will be shortlisted to poster and oral presentations for the meeting. Six of the best abstracts will be asked to give a seven minute scientific presentation relating to our specialty (plus five minutes for questions).

Apply here

Patient Safety Section: Student and Trainees’ Prize

Prize

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

Submission deadline 

Closed

Meeting date

TBC

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.

Apply here

Critical Care Medicine: Poster prize

Prize

£250

Submission deadline 

Tuesday 26 January 2021

Open to 

All UK trainees.

Application guidelines 

Submit an abstract based on any topic relating to recovery after critical care of no more than 250 words (excluding title, authors and references).

The best abstracts will be selected to present a poster at the meeting on Friday 26 March 2021

Apply here