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Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize

Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize

The Wylie Medal 2021 will be awarded to the most meritorious essay under the title of Artificial intelligence - threat or saviour for the anaesthesia workforce? 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.

The submission deadline was 23:59 on Friday 15 January 2021. Submitters will be informed of the outcome of their submission in mid-March 2021.

Mr Harry Hudson was awarded the 2020 Wylie Undergraduate Essay Prize for his essay entitled Who's to blame? Individual vs. institutional accountability. His essay was published in the August 2020 issue of Anaesthesia News.

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