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News

New Chair SAPC Awards Committee

We are delighted to welcome Chris Dowrick as the Chair of SAPC's Awards Committee. Chris is well known to many of us as Professor of Primary Medical Care at the University of Liverpool and for giving a memorable Helen Lester Memorial Lecture at the 2016 ASM in Dublin. 

The Awards Committee oversees four important areas of primary care care activity. 

1. The Yvonne Carter Award for outstanding new researcher (closing date 31 January 2017).

Making a difference

Supporting General Practice careers

Professor Val Wass led a recent task force review to examine what could be done to promote GP careers within medical schools. Academic Primary Care, and the Society for Academic Primary Care, are recognised to play a key role in this agenda. This article outlines the key recommendations from the report and the work that SAPC is doing, in conjunctin with partners, to address them.