Trainee Doctors National Essay Competition
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors' Group
(ATDG) in conjunction with Medical Education England
are pleased to announce the winner of our
inaugural national essay competition - "How can the quality of
medical training be improved while supporting high quality patient
care without additional cost?"
The winning essay was written by Hannah Beckwith, an
Academic F2 from Whipps Cross University Hospital. She
will now have the opportunity to present her work in
person to Medical Education England. Her essay along with six
shortlisted entries can be downloaded on the links below.
The competition was open to foundation doctors, Specialty
and Specialist Registers, or those on OOPE/T/R from the
United Kingdom with entries requested in the form of a 500-1000
word essay on the above question.
Chairman of MEE, Professor Sir Christopher Edwards said, "I was
delighted to see the very high standard of entries for the
inaugural ATDG / MEE Trainee Essay Competition. The judges found it
very difficult to choose a winner. I hope that MEE and its
successor body HEE will be able to take forward many of the
innovative ideas that have been put forward. I look forward to
meeting the winner, Hannah Beckwith".
Chair of the Academy of Royal Colleges, Professor Sir Neil
Douglas said, "The Academy was pleased to initiate this essay
competition and delighted by the insightful suggestions in the
entries submitted. We will endevour to include as many of these as
possible in our continuing drive to improve training".
Eleanor Carter (xxkb)
Nick Carleton-Bland (xxkb)
Alexander Brown (xxkb)
Zoe Brummell (xxkb)
Nigel D'Souza (xxkb)
Dinnish Baskaran (xxkb)