We are now accepting entries for this year's ASiT/SURGERY Journal/Elsevier Foundation Trainee Essay Prize. Essays of no more than 1500 words are invited exploring the following title:
"INCREASED WORKING HOURS, SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY OR COMPETENCY BASED PROGRESSION? WHAT IS THE SOLUTION FOR SURGICAL TRAINING?"
The winners will be announced at the ASiT Conference in Bournemouth in March/April 2017.
The fantastic prizes, sponsored by SURGERY Journal, will be:
1st place: Essay published in SURGERY Journal, £250 of Elsevier Store Book Vouchers AND a year's free subscription to SURGERY Journal.
2nd place: £150 of Elsevier Store Book Vouchers
3rd place: Copies of Kirk's General Surgical Operations and Quick: Essential Surgery
(note, equivalent prizes may be substituted dependant on availability)
Essays must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'FOUNDATION ESSAY PRIZE 2017' as the subject heading no later than:
2359 hours, 22nd January 2017
Entrants must be ASiT members and employed in a UK Foundation Programme (or ROI internship) approved post at the time of application.
Essays should be written in Arial size 12-font, double spaced and referenced in the Vancouver style. Essays should not exceed 1500 words (excluding cover page and reference list).
Applicants should include a cover page detailing their full name, ASiT membership number, year of Foundation training, training region, email address and postal address.
We look forward to receiving your entry!
1st - Daniel Scholfield
2nd - Frederick Green
3rd - Kerri Cooper