Recognising excellence in original research in surgery, the 45th Millin Lecture will take place in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in February 2023.
The opportunity to deliver this prestigious lecture is open to all the surgical specialties. The opportunity is open to candidates who are either Members or Fellows of the College, in good standing, for the lectureship. Usually, the successful applicant will be well-advanced in his/her surgical training or in their first five years in consultant practice.
Preference will be given to candidates whose surgical research has been carried out wholly or in part in Ireland. The chosen theme shall be of clinical interest embodying original research, comprising a substantial body of work and be suitable for presentation as a formal lecture. The Lecturer will receive the Millin Medal.
Please note: Applications are now closed and will reopen in due course.
|44||2021||Joseph Butler||The Evolution of Spine Surgery: A Paradigm Shift to Precision Medicine|
|43||2020||Colin Peirce||Evidence-based research of surgical technology and technique leading to change in practice and healthcare delivery|
|42||2019||Orla McCormack||Oesophagogastric cancer surgery: no longer a death sentence with advances in patient assessment, prehabilitation, minimally invasive approaches and enhanced recovery|
|41||2018||Padhraig F. O’Loughlin||Computer-assisted and Robotic Technology in Orthopaedic Surgery|
|40||2017||Helen Heneghan||Metabolic Surgery and Diabetes: A Chance to Cut is a Chance to Cure|
|39||2016||Niall Davis||The evolution of urological surgery in the era of tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and technological innovation|
|38||2015||Aoife Lowery||The Evolving Role of the Surgical Oncologist in the Biomolecular Era|
|37||2014||James Paul O’Neill||The evolving treatment paradigm of thyroid cancer|
|36||2013||John Burke||From cell signalling to individualised patient care: lessons learned in the study of Crohn’s disease|
|35||2012||Calvin Coffey||Surgical Anatomy and Anatomic Surgery|
|34||2011||Fraser Smith||Rectal conserving surgery in the era of radiochemotherapy|
|33||2010||David G. Healy||Successful Surgery, A Selection of Scalpels, Sutures and Susceptive Cells|
|32||2009||Ronan Cahill||Tailoring Innovation for Surgical Cure|
|31||2008||Conor Shields||Abnormal saline: interaction between intravenous fluids and morbidity|
|30||2007||Malcolm Kell||Surgical Wilderness to Clinical Utility|
|29||2006||Kevin J. Mulhall||Moving with the times: Arthroplasty, Mobility and Joint Preservation in the 21st Century|
|28||2005||Deborah McNamara||Outcomes following colorectal surgery: future challenges|
|27||2004||Fergal Fleming||Regulation of the Estrogen Receptor - an Insight into the Mechanism of Action of Tamoxiffin|
|26||2003||Desmond Winter||Ions, Not Bygones: Perspectives on Cellular Physiology in Gastrointestinal Surgery|