The MPS-HKAM Excellence in Patient Safety Award is jointly organised by the Medical Protection Society (MPS) and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM). The objective of the Award is to encourage medical professionals to promote the subject of patient safety, risk reduction, quality and professional standards, and medical ethics.
Who is eligible for the Award?
Medical practitioners registered in Hong Kong, who submit papers on any of the following topics, are eligible for the Award:
- Patient safety
- Risk reduction
- Quality and professional standards
- Medical ethics
A plaque and a cheque for HK$20,000 will be award to the winning author, who will be notified 2 weeks prior to the presentation ceremony. Papers in PDF format must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline. All papers submitted will be acknowledged upon receipt via email. Entries should not exceed 4000 words (excluding abstract and references), consisting of the sub-sections stated in the award submission guidelines.
Applications close on 15 September 2015.
Please click here for more details of how to apply for the award.
Last year's winning entry was a paper entitled "Transforming quality and patient safety in specimen identification and processing through a novel approach to barcode tracking" by Dr. K.C. Lee.