The Guts UK  / Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new knowledge and insight to gastroenterology and hepatology. For those committed to furthering research or patient care these awards are an opportunity to achieve national recognition as well as the financial support for career progression. This year colleagues may nominate a nurse for the Nurse Prize.

The awards comprise:

  • 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 (2017-18).
  • 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 (2018-19).
  • Two £2,500 grants for F1/F2 doctors to facilitate prospective research in an area relevant to gastroenterology or hepatology.
  • A £1,000 prize for primary and secondary care gastrointestinal/liver nurses for initiatives that have improved patient care.
  • A £1,000 prize 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 Monday 4th March 2019.

For further information and to apply: http://gutscharity.org.uk/research/grants-and-awards/the-guts-uk-dr-falk-awards/