The Thomas Boulton Anaesthesia History Prize

The AAGBI and the History of Anaesthesia Society will offer a cash prize of £500 to a trainee or medical student member of the AAGBI for an original essay of 4000-6000 words on a topic related to the history of anaesthesia, intensive care or pain management.

Submission guidance:

• Essays should have references in the Vancouver format. 
• Illustrations are allowed. 
• The paper should not previously have been published.
• Resubmission of an essay previously submitted may only be allowed on one occasion.

All essays will be subject to a plagiarism check as part of the judging process.
The £500 prize and an engraved medal will be awarded at the discretion of the judging panel, and the winner will be invited to present the paper at the GAT Annual Scientific Meeting. Certificates of merit may also be awarded to other entries of high standard.

The deadline for submission to the 2018 prize was Monday 26 February 2018

2017 Winning essay

'Come Fly With Me: The story of taking intensive care medicine and critical care above the clouds' by Dr Sam Fosker.  To view his essay click here.

History of Anaesthesia Society

Previous Winning Essays