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Eardley Holland Medal

The Eardley Holland Medal is awarded once every five years to a Fellow or Member of the College for outstanding work in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology and may be awarded to a Fellow or the Member of the College for original work of outstanding merit in the sciences of obstetrics and gynaecology.

This may include outstanding work as a practitioner or teacher of such sciences, or for the authorship of the literary work or works upon such sciences.

To date the medal has been awarded to:

  • 1960 Professor J C Moir
  • 1965 Professor C H G Macafee
  • 1970 Professor Ian Donald
  • 1975 Professor Sir Norman Jeffcoate
  • 1980 Sir Dugald Baird
  • 1985 Mr Patrick Steptoe
  • 1990 Professor Sir Alec Turnbull
  • 1995 Professor Sir Graham Liggins
  • 2000 Professor David Baird
  • 2005 Professor Robert Edwards
  • 2010 Professor Charles Rodeck
  • 2015 Professor Kypros Nicolaides

 

Prize

The prize for this award is a medal.

 

Eligibility

The Eardley Holland Medal is awards to RCOG Members and Fellows

 

Conditions

Nominations will be welcomed from RCOG Members and Fellows only, for outstanding work in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology or for original work of outstanding merit in the sciences of obstetrics and gynaecology. This may include outstanding work as a practitioner or teacher of such sciences, or for the authorship of the literary work or works upon such sciences.

 

How to apply/nominate

Applications must be put forward on behalf of candidates by a nominator, nominators must be an RCOG Member or Fellow and candidates should not self-nominate.

An online application via the RCOG Awards platform including the following information must be completed by the nominator:

  • Online nomination form
  • A brief of up to 400 words explaining why a candidate is worthy of the award.
  • A curriculum vitae (of up to four pages)
  • Two supporting references (RCOG Members or Fellows)
  • A full publication list and top ten publications

Applications can be made here.

 

How your application will be judged

Nominations will be shared with an RCOG panel of experts will be recommend a winner for Council. The winner will be ratified at the 18th September meeting of Council.

The deadline for nominations is Friday 7 August 2020.

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