Results for 2020 FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media

Results for the 2020 FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media were announced by the judges at an online awards ceremony on Monday 30th November 2020.

The judges announced the overall winner, international regional winners and commended entrants (click the image to hear the winning and shortlisted entrants present summaries of their submitted writing).

Medical society the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine partnered with its international journals Health Policy and Technology and the Postgraduate Medical Journal to launch these international awards for well-informed, clear writing on health matters in social media.

These new annual international awards are for medical or other health professional graduates from anywhere in the world. To be eligible for the FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media, an article or blog had to be on health matters and written in English.

International Prize

Flattening the curve
Madeline Rodriguez MD
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Baltimore, USA

Shortlisted for the International Prize

Individual responsibility and triage priority
Connor Brenna
MD Candidate (2021)
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Supporting schools after lockdown
Emma Connor
Director and Child Psychotherapist
Your Space Therapies Limited
Burgess Hill, England

COVID-19, fake news and the role of the general practice nurse
Rhian Last
Nurse Educator/Self Care Forum Board
Member/RCGP Yorkshire Faculty Board Member
Leeds, England

The view from the other side
Charlotte Squires
Registrar in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine
Melrose, Scotland

Winning entries for Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania

Award for Africa

Medical devices between fail-safe and safe-life 
Abdullah Olaiya
Postgraduate student (Biomedical Engineering)
University of Ibadan
Ibadan, Nigeria

Award for Asia

Social Media in the times of COVID-19
Latika Gupta
Assistant Professor
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Lucknow, India

jointly with

Ashish Goel
Associate Professor of Medicine
University College of Medical Sciences   
Delhi, India

Award for Australia

Poetic praise for an award well won
Ian Wicks
Joint Head, Clinical Translation, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute & Professor/Director of Rheumatology, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Walter & Eliza Hall Institute & Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Award for Europe
The view from the other side
Charlotte Squires
Registrar in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine
Melrose, Scotland

Award for North America
Flattening the curve
Madeline Rodriguez MD
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Baltimore, USA

Commended entries

Fascinating story of the connection between Hydroxychloroquine, British India, Srirangapatna and Gin & Tonic
Kaushik Bhattacharya
Specialist (Surgery)
CAPFs Composite Hospital Border Security Force Kadamtala
Siliguri, India

Doctor suicide: how many more?
Giles Dawnay
General Practitioner Specialist trainee 2
Hereford, UK

Patient involvement in Child Healthcare
Lena de Maizière
Physician in Paediatric training
Public Health Department
Schwaebisch Hall, Germany

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