Winners of SAPC medical student essay and PhD prizes

SAPC is delighted to announce the winners of our career prizes in 2020
 
Medical Student essay prize

Essay subject: "A consultation in primary care that changed my practice"

This is the first year we have offered this award. We received 37 excellent applications, and a panel of SAPC Executive members thoroughly enjoyed reading all essays.
 
Winner: Aiman Aslam, University of Cambridge
This essay combined reflections on a patient seen in general practice with reference to the evidence-base.  Click to download the essay
 
Highly commended: Mitra Golsorkhi-Ainslie, University of Nottingham
A reflective piece.

 
PhD prize

This is the first year we have offered this award. We received 8 excellent applications and are pleased to announce two joint winners:

Joht Chandan, University of Birmingham
PhD title: The health effects of childhood maltreatment and domestic abuse
 
Isabela Troya,  PhD awarded by Keele University
PhD title: Understanding self-harm behaviour in older adults: a systematic review and qualitative study