Prizes and funding
Benjamin Gooch Prize
This prestigious prize, named after the founder of the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, is awarded annually for the best research paper submitted by a member of the junior medical staff in the Norwich and Cromer areas. A prize fund of £300 will be awarded to the winner presenting their paper and £50 will be awarded for each runner up. Each candidate will have a time limit of 10 minutes to present their paper followed by a maximum of 5 minutes for questions. Credit will be given for originality of thought or design of equipment, style and care in presentation and the personal conduct of any investigations. Lunch will be served from 12:00pm in the East Atrium for those attending this event.
William Fellowes Prize
The William Fellowes prize giving event is held annually and is awarded for the best case presentation by junior medical staff.
Total prize money of £300 is offered for the best case presentation submitted by an FY1, FY2, CT1, CT2, ST1 or ST2 employed in the Norwich or Cromer areas. The applicant for the prize must have held a post during the six months prior to the date of the competition. The clinical tutor will consider the abstracts and an appropriate panel of judges will be selected. The panel will shortlist abstracts for presentation. The clinical tutor and panel of judges will award the prize on the basis of the cases presented and their decision is final. The content of the case presentation will be the choice of each applicant and particular credit will be given for such factors as care, conciseness and clarity of the case itself and evidence that the applicant has investigated the literature relating to the subject presented. The content of the paper must not have been previously published.
Held in the Benjamin Gooch Lecture Theatre, East Atrium. Lunch will be served in the East Atrium from 12:30pm prior to the presentations starting at 1:00pm.