Wylie Essay Prize 2019 | Association of Anaesthetists

Wylie Essay Prize 2019

Wylie Essay Prize: 'Environmental sustainability: opportunity or cost for anaesthesia?'  

Congratulations to Mr Oliver Wright, a third-year medical student at the University of Manchester and the Wylie Essay Prize winner 2019. The annual prize is given to medical students on a contemporary topic chosen by the Research and Grants Committee. Oliver received his award and medal at the June Association Council meeting.

Oliver won the prize for his essay 'Environmental Sustainability: Opportunity or Cost for Anaesthesia?' The Wylie Medal is named in memory of the late Dr W Derek Wylie, President of the Association 1980 – 82. 

Dr Kathleen Ferguson, current President of the Association, noted that Oliver’s essay had helped Board members reflect on the environmental impact of their practice, which is a great achievement at his stage of training.


Oliver Wright and Kathleen Ferguson, President of the Association 

Oliver's essay has been published in the May 2019 issue of Anaesthesia News, which members can read online. If you're not a member of the Association, why not join today and enjoy numerous exclusive member benefits.

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