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Leadership and Management Prize 2020

Updated on: 08 Apr 2020   First published on 05 Dec 2019

COVID-19: Please refer to this page for updates on the status of this prize. The prize will be awarded at the next BSG Annual Meeting.

The Award

We have relaunched the Young Gastroenterologist of the Year – Emerging Leader as the Trainee Leadership and Management prize. This award is designed to identify and promote talented trainee leaders nationally in order to promote leadership in gastroenterology for the future. There is a single award of £1000.


The award is open to any BSG member who is training in gastroenterology in the UK. This includes members of the BSG Trainee Section Committee not directly involved in the organisation of the award. Applications are welcomed from doctors in LAT posts as well as those in numbered posts.

Conditions of the Award

The successful applicant is required to attend the plenary session of BSG Annual Meeting 2020 to be eligible to receive the award.

Application Process

Call for submissions: Thursday 5th December 2019

Closing Date: Friday 21st February 2020

Applications should be via the application form below. Submissions are anonymised prior to being assessed by a panel approved by the BSG. Please answer fully and adhere to the word limit.

Any queries and completed applications should be sent to Joanne Fang.

Previous Award Recipients:

2019: Dr Shairoz Samji, Yorkshire and Humber Deanery
2018: Dr Tahir Akbar, Wessex Deanery
2017: Dr Laith Alrubaiy, Wales Deanery
2016: Dr Philip Smith, North East Thames Deanery
2015: Dr Alenka Brookes, Yorkshire and Humber Deanery
2014: Dr Christopher Lamb, Northern Deanery