The Dr. Raymond Shanahan Memorial Prize

At a glance

  • Value:  €600
  • You must be a graduate of UCC Medical School or graduate of other medical schools training in the University's teaching hospitals or training schemes to be eligible for this scholarship
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to Dr Aine Merwick, School of Medicine

 In November 1981, the Consultant Staff Committee of the Cork University Hospital decided to establish the Dr. Raymond Shanahan Memorial Prize to honour the memory of their colleague who died prematurely in August 1980. The prize will be awarded as follows:

  • This fund will be administered by University College Cork which will act as its Trustees.
  • The prize will be awarded biennially on the basis of a submission of original observations or research in a topic related to cardiovascular disease.
  • Those eligible will be post registration non-consultant hospital doctors or their equivalent in G.P. Trainee Schemes. Eligibility will be confined to graduates of University College Cork Medical School and also to graduates from other medical schools training in the University's teaching hospitals or training schemes.
  • Applicants should submit a copy of the work to be considered, with a letter from the Head of the Department where the work was carried out, indicating the applicant is the primary author. The work may consist of a published, or in press paper, a case study/presentation/observation written up as for publication, or a research work/observation. The work done, or the published paper must be within 2 calendar years of the advertised award.
  • The prize shall be awarded at the UCC Medical Graduates Association Annual Scientific Meeting and shall consist of a script and honorarium, currently valued at c. €600
  • Applications may be submitted by email to the Medical Graduates Association 

Closing date for applications is 16th August 2023.

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