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Guts UK/Dr Falk Awards

Updated on: 19 Nov 2021   First published on 19 Nov 2021

The Guts UK/Dr Falk Pharma 2022 Awards are open for applications!

The Guts UK/Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology, pancreatology, and hepatology. These awards are an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as financial support for career progression.

Awards available:

  • A £1,000 prize for the best essay on gastroenterology or hepatology research personally undertaken by medical students who were on an intercalated BSc/MRes/MSc/MPH/MBPhD* course during the previous academic year (2020-21)
  • Four £1,500 prizes for medical students taking full-time science degrees (BSc/MRes/MSc/MPH/MBPhD*) focusing on gastrointestinal or liver-related disease in the current academic year (2021-22)
  • Two £2,500 awards for F1/F2 doctors to facilitate prospective research in an area relevant to gastroenterology or hepatology
  • A £1,000 award for primary and secondary care gastrointestinal/liver nurses for initiatives that have improved patient care. (Nominate your colleague today for this award)
  • A £1,000 award for dietitians working in gastroenterology or hepatology for initiatives that have improved patient care
  • Up to £10,000 is available for UK-based gastroenterology/hepatology SpR trainees who would like to conduct an audit or quality improvement project in any area of gastroenterology, liver disease, or nutrition.

Applications close at 17:00 on 28th February 2022.

For further information and to apply, please follow this link.

* PhD students should note that they may apply for the medical student prize only once during their three-year studentship and that they may apply for the essay prize when their PhD has been completed.


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