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Prizes - ASiT Conference 2018

PRIZES - ASiT Conference 2018

With over 30 prizes to be won, there is a huge selection of prestiguous awards available at the ASiT International Surgical Conference 2018. Details on individual prizes can be found below.

We are extremely grateful for the kindness and generosity of all the organisations and societies supporting this year's awards.

 ASiT / Swann-Morton Medal ASiT’s most prestigious prize is awarded to the best presentation from a surgical trainee. This is selected from the highest scoring abstracts delivered as part of the ASiT Swann-Morton Medal oral presentation session. The winner is presented with the ASiT Swann Morton Medal and £500.

   TMS Poster of Distinction PrizeThe highest scoring presentation in the posters of distinction prize session is awarded the TMS/ASiT Poster of distinction Prize. Prize money of £100

 ASiT Medical Student Poster of Distinction PrizeThe highest scoring presentation in the Medical Student Posters of Distinction session is awarded a Bailey and Love textbook.

 

Subspecialty Prizes

 BOTA PrizeThis prize will be awarded for the best clinical abstract in Orthopaedics submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £250 from BOTA.

 BASO Trainees PrizesThe BASO~ACS Trainee Prizes (two prizes) will be awarded for the top two best abstracts relating to the science and practice of cancer surgery. Each winner will receive £100 and an invitation to present their work at BASO Trainees conference.

 ALSGBI PrizeALSGBI aims to foster developments in laparoscopic surgery, to provide a structure for training, to promote educational and academic objectives and to act as a liaison under the umbrella of the Association of Surgeons with the surgical Royal Colleges, the Specialist Advisory Committee and other surgical and academic bodies. This prize will be awarded for the best laparoscopic surgery related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The winner will receive £250.

AUGIS Prize - AUGIS aims to improve the delivery, results and outcome of conditions of the oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, liver and biliary tract requiring surgical treatment. The prize will be awarded for the best upper GI surgery related abstract submitted to the ASiT conference. The winner will receive 1 year free mebership to AUGIS (worth £70) + £130 prize money.

 AOT PrizeAwarded for the best ENT surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £100.

 Rouleaux PrizeThe Rouleaux Club represents trainees in vascular surgery. Awarded for the best vascular surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive a funded place on a vascular training day.

 SURG PrizeSURG is the Senior Urological Registrars Group, representing trainees in urology. Awarded for the best urological surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £100. 

 Dukes PrizeThe Dukes' Club represents general surgery trainees with a sub-specialty interest in colorectal surgery. With the support of Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, this is awarded for the best colorectal surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £100. 

 BNTA/ASiT PrizeThe BNTA is the national neurosurgical trainees group, representing neurosurgery trainees at the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. Awarded for the best neurosurgery abstract presented at the ASiT Conference the BNTA poster prize session is sponsored by Codman. The winner of the prize will receive a medically related text book of the winners choice to the value of £150 chosen and is awarded by ASiT.

 BAOMS PrizeBritish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery represents Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the UK. Awarded for the best maxillofacial abstract presented at the ASiT Conference. The winner of the prize will receive £100.

 Carrel Club PrizeThe Carrel Club respresents transplant surgical trainees in the UK. Awarded for the best transplant abstract presented at the ASiT Conference. The winner of the prize will receive £100.

 BAPS PrizeApplications are invited for the Paediatric Surgical Prize at the ASiT Conference. This is supported by BAPS and will amount to £100. This will be awarded to the outstanding submission relevant to Paediatric Surgery.

 SCTS Cardiothoracic PrizeA prize money of £100 awarded to the highest scoring poster in the Cardiothoracic category.

PLASTA Prize - PLASTA is Plastic Surgery Trainees Association, representing plastic surgery. Awarded for the best plastic surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £50.

Mammary Fold Prize - The Mammary Fold is the national breast trainees group, representing general surgery trainees with a sub-specialty interest in breast surgery. Awarded for the best breast surgery abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner of the prize will receive a book token to the value of £75 which has kindly been donated as a prize by Mammary fold.

Birmingham Surgical Trials Consotrium (BiSTC) Prize - This prize will be awarded for the best work from a recognised national research collaborative. The winner will receive £150.

 

Organisation Prizes

 SARS PrizeAwarded in conjunction with the Society of Academic and Research Surgery, this surgical trainee prize rewards high quality clinical and basic science research. The prize winner is selected following the SARS oral presentation session, and is judged by members of the SARS Council in conjunction with ASiT.

 ASGBI Short Paper PrizeThe prize winner is selected following the ASGBI oral presentation session. The winner will be awarded free registration at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland International Surgical Congress

 IJS Case Report PrizeAwarded in conjunction with the ASiT-affiliated International Journal of Surgery (IJS), this prize rewards the best surgical case report presented at the ASiT Conference. IJS Case Reports is a companion journal to the IJS, dedicated to publishing case reports only, the largest surgical case reports journal in the world. The winner will be invited to submit for publication in IJS Case Reports, and pending successful peer-review the publication fee will be waived. Abstracts must be submitted under the 'Case Report' category.

 British Hernia PrizeAwarded in conjunction with the British Hernia Society to the best abstract in the hernia category. The prize will be free registration at their conference in October 2018.

  ASiT/RCSEng Patient Safety PrizeAwarded in conjunction with the RCSEng Membership Engagement. Winner will be selected by ASiT Council from the highest scoring abstracts relating to patient safety from all abstract submission categories. Winner will receive free RCSEng membership (either affiliate or full membership depending on the MRCS exam) and prize money of £250.

ESSQ - Surgical Education Prize - ASiT’s Edinburgh Surgical Science Qualification (ESSQ) Surgical Education Prize was established in 2012 and is awarded to the best training related presentation from a surgical trainee. This is selected from the highest scoring abstracts delivered in the oral presentation session. The winner is presented with £100 worth of Amazon vouchers.

 

Others

 IME Ethics Prize This prize will be awarded for the best ethically related abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will receive £200.

 BOMSS PrizeThis prize will be awarded for the best abstract with regards to obesity and its related disorders. The winner will receive a year’s membership to BOMSS valued at £115.

 BAETS PrizeThis prize will be awarded for the best endocrine or thyroid related abstract submitted to the ASiT Conference. The winner will get a free conference registration at BAETS conference and winner is expected to present their work at the conference, and the abstract will subsequently be published in a peer reviewed journal. The winner also receive £100 towards the travel/accommodation costs.

 

To be in the running to win one of these great prizes, submit an abstract by clicking below today!

 

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