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SURGERY/Elsevier Foundation prize
21/01/17

 

Surgery Journal/Elsevier Foundation Trainee Essay Prize

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 applications@asit.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!

 

2016 Essay Prize Winners:

1st - Daniel Scholfield

2nd - Frederick Green

3rd - Kerri Cooper

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