The Sir Edward Hughes Memorial Clinical Research Prize in Surgery 2010
The Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery together with the Cabrini Institute - Education and Research and Johnson and Johnson Pty Ltd are pleased to advise that the competition for the prize will be held at Cabrini Hospital, 16th October 2010. The prize is open to application by all surgical residents and registrars who have entered or intend entering an accredited surgical training program.
Successful completion of the Primary examination of the RACS (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for application. The trainee must be the principal author, and have contributed the majority of research work for the project. Papers must relate to a topic of predominantly clinical significance in surgery. The abstract should be arranged as follows: Purpose, Methodology, Results and Conclusions.
An abstract of no more than 250 words will be required to be submitted by 5 pm Friday 27 August, 2010. The ten finalists selected will be contacted and names listed on this web site by 20th September 2010.
Ten finalists will be selected for presentation of a seven-minute paper with three minutes to respond to questions. An objective pre-formatted point system will be employed to determine the winner. Judging will be along the guidelines of the Surgical Research Society, with special emphasis given to the clinical significance of the topic. The panel of invited judges will be selected from clinical surgeons, physicians, academics, basic researchers and ethicists. The prize is sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Medical Pty Ltd and consists of AUD$6000 and a shield.
Abstracts and/or presentations must be submitted by disk or email with a contact phone number and address to:
2009 Dr Tarik Sammour
2008 Dr Michael Wyatt
2007 Dr Anubhav Mittal
2006 Dr Alkis J Psaltis
2005 Dr Sebastian King
2004 Dr Mehrdad Nikfarjam
Dr Naeem Samnakay