Medical Essay Competitions Uk
The role of the surgeon in promoting healthy lifestyles'.
Short-listed candidates were invited to give a five minute presentation on "The Role of Social Media for Modern Surgeons".
The annual essay prize is open to all degree-level health and social care students in the UK.
For full details of this year’s prize, please click here.
Dr Ballinger’s entry describes, in touching and vivid detail, a ‘bear of a man’, a Polish immigrant, who spoke of pain but whose ‘narrative resonated more with anger and depression’.
The surgical society at the universities of the three prize winners will also receive £100 each.Alcohol is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality and its impact is seen in every medical specialty.What evidence is there for addressing alcohol consumption in all medical consultations?How could more frequent and more effective interventions be achieved?The winners are: 1st Place: Jin-Yu Stephanie Yeung, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry 2nd Place: Cameron Morrice, University of Glasgow 3rd Place: Shannon Gunawardana, University of Oxford With thanks to the year's judges: Dr Andrew Thillainayagam, Dr Dominique Florin and Mr Gurdas Singh Do the new UK Government guidelines for alcohol take gender equality too far?Read essays from past winners 2012 essay prize 2013 essay prize 2014 essay prize 2015 essay prize 2016 essay prize.Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from schools and colleges.This is a challenge, given overloaded curricula, the personal circumstances of individual doctors who may or may not drink alcohol themselves and the idea that ‘everybody’s business is nobody’s business.’ In this essay, you should consider where in the medical curriculum alcohol should be taught, how best to incorporate it into consultations with patients and the role of medical students’ and other health professionals’ own views on alcohol.The winners are: 1st Place: Maryam Azouaghe, University of Nottingham 2nd Place: Amal Minocha, University College London 3rd Place: Niamh Slevin, Queens University Belfast With thanks to the judges: Dr Iain Smith, Dr David Marjot and Dr Andrew Thillainayagam The essay title this year is, "I don’t have time to talk to my patients about alcohol".We are not currently accepting entries for this prize.The 2015 guidance and regulations are available for information. The topic for the 2015 essay competition was: 'Is public health a surgical concern?