The Oxford Centre for Medical Education (OxCME) is announcing the launch of the Denis O’Leary Medical Education Award 2021.


This award was created in September 2019 in memory of the late Dr Denis O’Leary as a result of a generous donation from the O’Leary family.

The aim of the award is to recognise excellence in medical/clinical education with an emphasis on patient-centeredness. It is open to UK and international medical/clinical educators who have developed, implemented and evaluated innovative educational interventions in their local context. OxCMEis looking for educational interventions which address a specific clinical need, draw on multi-professional teams and ensure the patient voice is heard throughout the initiative.

The five top finalists will be recognised by free registration at one of OxCME’smaster classes and opportunities to showcase their work on OxCMEwebsite. The winner will, in addition, receive a prize of £250 and will be invited to showcase their work via OxCMEnetwork.

The Award will be presented on 14th of April 2021, the second anniversary of Dr O’Leary’s passing.

Candidates may be nominated or may choose to apply themselves.
Submissions should include:

•Covering letter
•Brief CV focusing on their role as medical/clinical educator
•A report explaining the initiative

Submission Deadline: March 1st 2021

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