Abstract competition

The Medicine abstract competition is an opportunity for your research to be seen by healthcare professionals from across the globe.

This year, we accepted entries on the following topics:

  • Health services, policy and workforce development
  • Clinical / case reports / digital health
  • Research – including clinical, translational and innovation
  • Education, training and medical professionalism
  • Quality improvement and patient safety / audit
  • Sustainability in health / health inequalities


  • Winners of 'best poster' and 'best presentation' categories – £1,000
  • Runners up of 'best poster' and 'best presentation' categories – £500
  • Top scoring abstracts – will be considered for publication in one of the RCP publishing streams View the shortlisted posters and abstracts below.


Best poster winner

Edmund Hugh Larkin

It all started with a sore throat: polymicrobial septicaemia, cavitating lung lesions and severe thrombocytopenia

Best poster runner up

Jennifer Hancox

Turning the tide on doctors' wellbeing: perspectives and lessons from the UHB Doctor Wellbeing Group

Best presentation winner

Puja Mehta

Combined rescue of STMN2 and UNC13A mis-splicing in motor neuron disease (MND) using a novel therapeutic approach

Best presentation runner up

Yen Yi Lee

Chest pain in young women: a case review on SCAD