Students in the final year of their medical studies are invited to take part in the 2015 Jack Flanagan Medal Competition in Geriatric Medicine. This year's competition will be held in UCC on Wednesday 21st October.
This competition is named after Dr Jack Flanagan, who was the first doctor in Ireland to specialise in modern day geriatric medicine. The winners are awarded an academic medal in memory of Dr Flanagan's contribution to the specialty.
Last year’s winners from UCC’S School of Medicine comprised of Ms. Cathie O’Mahoney, Ms. Róisín Ryan, Mr. Ronan Bluett and Mr. Ciaran Mullins who were coached by Dr. Paul Gallagher (Consultant Geriatrician & Senior Lecturer in Medicine) and Dr. Amanda Lavan (Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine and PhD Research Fellow, School of Medicine, UCC).