13 Oct 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION FORM
GALLOWAY MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP

 

 

The Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine (SMCM) is a biennial meeting bringing together academicians, specialists and medical professionals from Singapore, Malaysia and around the region, to address important and major healthcare issues and trends, debate on emerging challenges, share clinical experiences, and establish vibrant network for research collaboration in the interest of advancing the art and science of medicine.
 

Presented at the Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine, the Galloway Memorial Lecture, instituted in 1959, provides an opportunity to highlight excellent research work of practitioner of medicine and allied sciences in a clinical research lecture in memory of Sir David James Galloway.   The subject offered for this Lecture must be clinical or translational research including Health Services Outcome Research. 
 

Invitation is now open to all practitioners of medicine and its allied sciences.  Fellows and Members of the Academy are encouraged to disseminate the Call for Application to friends, fellow colleagues and co-workers.  Please note that application closes on 15 November 2016.

 

LECTURESHIP

GALLOWAY MEMORIAL LECTURE

Background Information

Instituted in 1959 in memory of the late Sir David James Galloway, the Lecture is open to all Academicians and practitioners of Medicine and its allied fields.

The Lecture is delivered biennially in conjunction with the Congress of Medicine in Singapore.

 Range of Subject

The subject offered for this Lecture must be clinical or translational research including Health Services Outcome Research.

    Eligibility for Selection Applicants need not be Fellows or Members of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore and include all practitioners of medicine and its allied sciences.

The Lecturer must be the principle investigator or the main investigator responsible for the research that forms the subject matter of the Lecture

The Lecture must be of single authorship with appropriate acknowledgement.

Clinical and/or scientific papers are preferred especially those which contribute to new knowledge.  A summary of the Lecture from 1,000 to 1,500 words is to be submitted with the application. 

Proposal submitted for the Lectureship is original and has not been published to date.

The application is to include the summary together with the objectives, method of study and the results or conclusion. Phrases like “results will be discussed” are to be avoided.
 

Selection of the Orator

The selection of the Lecturer will be done by the Council of the Academy of Medicine on the recommendation of the Council of the College of Clinician Scientists. The decision of the Academy Council shall be final.

Selection of the Orator

The selection of the Lecturer will be done by the Council of the Academy of Medicine on the recommendation of the Board of Censors.  The decision of the Council shall be final.

Announcement of the Orator

The name of the Lecturer shall be announced before the date of the Congress.  The Lecture will be delivered in the morning plenary session on 22 July 2017.

Medallion / Honorarium

The Lecturer shall be presented with a gold medallion (weighs 1 ounce and has purity of 0.9999).

Publication of Oration

The Academy reserves the right to publish the Lecture in full in the Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.

Past Orators

•         2011:
A/Prof Chong Siow Ann
Associate Professor & Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
"What Ails the Populace: The Singapore Mental Health Study"

•         2007:
Dr Lo Yew Long
Senior Consultant, Department of Neurology, National Neuroscience Institute
“The Role of Electrophysiology in the Diagnosis and Management of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy”

 

Contact Person
MS CHUA PEI JEN
Congress Secretariat
Email: smcm@ams.edu.sg
Tel: (65) 6593 7868
Fax: (65) 6593 7880


Mailing Address
The 51st SMCM 2017 Secretariat
Academy of Medicine, Singapore
81 Kim Keat Road, #12-00 NKF Centre
Singapore 328836