Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize | Association of Anaesthetists

Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize

Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize

Applications for the Wylie Undergraduate Essay Medal 2024 were welcomed on the topic How does a 'well' workforce benefit patient safety? Essays must be written by an undergraduate medical student at a university in Great Britain or Ireland. The overall winner will receive the Wylie Medal in memory of Dr W Derek Wylie, President of the Association 1980-82.

Applications were invited from medical students studying in Great Britain and Ireland (subject to confirmation of eligibility).

  • All applicants should be the sole author of their essay.
  • The word limit is 1,000 words (excluding references and headings).
  • Some essays may be published online or in Anaesthesia News, depending on their suitability and at the discretion of the Association. All essay submissions will be subject to a plagiarism check and the results will be considered as part of the judging process.
  • All submissions will be blinded to reviewers. Author names and contact information should not be included on the submitted essay.

Deadline for submission was 23:59 on Wednesday 7 February 2024.

Submitters will be informed of the outcome of their submission in early April 2024.

Miss Jade Miller and Miss Sarah-Louise Watson were jointly awarded the 2023 Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize for their essays entitled How can we address the gender gap in anaesthesia, as well as medicine in general? Both essays will be published in Anaesthesia News.

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