School of Medicine

Direct Entry Medicine – Foundation Year to Year 2

Award Awarded to Awarded at
Ethna Gaffney Award – 1st place The student who achieves the best aggregate mark across all modules in Foundation Year. Consillio Manuque Awards Ceremony (CMA)
Award for 1st Place (Year 1) The student who achieves 1st place overall based upon aggregate marks across all modules in Year 1 CMA
Stoney Memorial Award – 1st Place The top performing student on the basis of the mean of anatomy practical marks in Year 1 CMA
Norman Rae Award in Health, Behaviour & Society The student who achieves the highest mark in a dissertation competition in the area of behavioural sciences CMA
Upjohn Award in Molecular Medicine The student who achieves the highest mark in a dissertation competition in the area of molecular medicine CMA
Kane Award in Neurobiology The student who achieves the highest mark in a dissertation competition in the area of neurobiology CMA
Evatt Memorial Award – 1st Place The top performing student in a viva voce exam, based on CVR CMA
Barker Dissection Award The student who achieves the highest-grade in an anatomical dissection and associated report, based on a region of clinical importance CMA
Teamwork Award FY The students who obtain the highest mark for teamwork project in FY CMA
Class Contribution Award for FY The student who has contributed most to class cohesion, voted by their class CMA
Teamwork Award Y1 The student who achieves the highest aggregate score for teamwork in THEPII assessments in Year 1 CMA
Leadership Award Y1 The student in a learning community who demonstrates best leadership skills in Year 1 CMA
Teamwork Award Y2 The student who achieves the highest aggregate score for teamwork in THEPII assessments in Year 2 CMA
Leadership Award Y2 The student in a learning community who demonstrates best leadership skills in Year 2 CMA
Research Award The student who best demonstrates creative and critical thinking and problem-solving skills in research CMA

Graduate Entry Medicine – Year 1 and 2

Award Awarded to Awarded at
Award for 1st Place (Year 1) The student who achieves overall 1st place based on aggregate marks across all modules in Year 1 exams CMA
The Sayed-Hanson Memorial Award The student who obtains 1st place in a viva voce exam, based on head, neck and neuroanatomy CMA
Award for 1st Place (Year 2) The student who achieves overall 1st place based on aggregate marks across all modules in Year 2 exams CMA
The James Connolly Hospital GEM Endocrinology Award The student who achieves the highest marks in a viva exam testing knowledge of various aspects of endocrine disease. CMA
Barker Dissection Award The student who achieves the highest grade in an anatomical dissection and associated report, based on a region of clinical importance CMA
Teamwork Award Y1 The student who achieves the highest aggregate score for teamwork in THEPII assessments in GEM Year 1 CMA
Essay award The student who achieves the highest grade in a dissertation competition CMA
Leadership Y2 The student in a learning community who demonstrates the best leadership skills in GEM Year 2 CMA
Research Award The student who best demonstrates creative and critical thinking and problem-solving skills in research CMA

Physician Associate Studies

Award Awarded to Awarded at
Valedictorian The student who achieves the top performance across the two years of the Physician Associate Studies programme Conferring Ceremony