Support for the 2019 Hippocrates Prize

Support for the 2019 Hippocrates Young Poets’ Prize

The 2019 Hippocrates Young Poets Prize is supported by the Cardiovascular Research Trust, a healthy heart charity founded in 1996, which promotes research and education for the prevention and treatment of disorders of the heart and circulation. The charity has a particular interest in avoiding preventable heart disease through educating school students. Recent activities include a Love your Heart poetry collection by primary and secondary school children based on school lessons bringing together heart education through poetry. The charity also supported the Hippocrates Book of the Heart, launched in Sydney, Toronto and London, bringing together poems on the heart by famous poets from around the world with advice on how to prevent and treat heart disease by medical experts on the heart.

Support for the 2019 FPM-Hippocrates Open and FPM-Hippocrates Health Professional Prize

The 2019 FPM-Hippocrates Open Awards and FPM-Hippocrates Health Professional Awards are supported by the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine. The FPM, founded in 1918,  is a UK medical society which publishes the international journals the Postgraduate Medical Journal and Health Policy and Technology. 

The FPM is active in supporting postgraduate medical education and research through its two journals and through holding and supporting conferences, workshops, debates and other activities. 

On 21st June 2019, the FPM is holding a conference on European Cooperation on Healthcare at Erasmus University in Holland in partnership with its HPT journal. On 6th December 2019, the FPM is holding a conference on Advances in Healthcare to mark the Centenary of its founder, physician Sir William Osler.

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