Our 2020 Virtual Graduation Ceremony took place on 29 June, celebrating the fantastic achievements of our MB ChB students.
Our MB ChB finalists recited the Declaration of Geneva and special prizes were awarded for graduates who had excelled during their time at Warwick. We have shared the recording of the event below. As well as coming together for a virtual celebration, some of our graduates have recorded a video of themselves reading the Declaration of Geneva on our Flipgrid page. (Click on the 'Watch as friends and family' link and use code warwickgrad21).
We are so incredibly proud of everyone's achievements throughout their time here at Warwick Medical School. Detailed below are the winners of the prizes which would normally be awarded at graduation. You can also take a look at the sway presentation including details about the prizes and a video from Kate and Annie Marie talking about the core values awards.
MB ChB Written Prize
Dr Christopher Gunn
Awarded to the student with the highest aggregate percentage in total over the two written papers.
MB ChB Clinical Prize
Dr James Sweatman
Awarded to the student with the highest total mark for the clinical examination.
Harjinder Singh Prize
Dr James Sweatman
Awarded to the student who had the highest total percentage for written and clinical examinations.
Prescribing Safety Assessment 2020
Certification of Distinction: Dr Isabel Rimmer
Awarded by the PSA in recognition of outstanding performance in the Prescribing Safety Assessment 2020.
We extend our congratulations to Isabel Rimmer who achieved a certificate of distinction in recognition of their outstanding performance in the Prescribing Safety Assessment 2020.
Isabel is in the top 0.5% of candidates who scored higher than 95% in the Prescribing Safety Assessment 2020
The Pridgeon Research Prize
Dr Leila Ellis
Awarded to the graduate who have undertaken research of the highest quality as selected by the Head of Medical Education, the Director of Postgraduate Research and the Pro Dean Education.
Further to consideration by a panel of senior medical school colleagues, it was confirmed that Leila should be awarded the Pridgeon Research prize in recognition of their ongoing commitment to research throughout the course with diverse research focus. The panel also noted that Leila had completed a number of national presentations and recognised evidence of the student having developed research capacity in others via SSC2 support.
Commendation: Dr Nariell Morrison
Further to consideration by a panel of senior medical school colleagues, the panel recognised the work of Nariell with a letter of commendation.
The Yvonne Carter Memorial Prize
Dr Karl Stones
Awarded to the student who has excelled at a discipline outside of their medical studies.
Further to consideration by a panel of senior medical school colleagues, Karl has been awarded the Yvonne Carter Memorial prize in recognition of their exceptional work surrounding street doctors and knife crime since 2017. The panel noted that Karl was outstanding in volunteering activities making a difference to other people and/or their local community, and as such has done something exceptional (other than medicine) during their four years at WMS.
Warwick Dr Awards
In the absence of elective prizes, these awards have been donated:
Dr Nicola McCallion
‘I have never seen her treat anyone with anything other than the upmost respect and goodwill…generally fantastic’
Dr Zeinab Ibrahim-Hashi
‘Always smiling, will help you with anything’
Dr Kate Taylor
‘Kind to everyone…has a smile or greeting regardless of how well she knows someone’
Dr Ethan Goh
‘wanted to make sure we all did well…made sure he pushed people in our best interest’
Dr Stephanie Soyombo
‘Always happy, warm and kind’…’A ray of sunshine on the course’
Dr Chloe Guy
‘No words are needed’
Dr Aisling Barry
‘The epitome of kindfulness, thoughtfulness and consideration’
Dr Jenardan Sellathurai
‘Does the right thing even if inconvenient’
Dr Rory Dilworth
‘Very astute in his assessment of people and situations – however he spends more of his time listening and is always open to new ideas’
Dr James Bloomfield
‘Works so hard for others and seeks no acclaim for himself…cares deeply about being a doctor’
Dr Muzlif Mulaffer
‘Wants to always do better and remembers his roots’
Dr Jack Mowatt
‘A great colleague to work with… not just because he’s good fun, but also for his enthusiasm and courage to lead…’
Dr Rebecca Folger
‘Great at creative teaching!’
Dr Dean Skutela
‘Creative learner, created and published new reflective model’
Dr Gabrielle Harrison
‘The embodiment of professional and personal integrity’
Dr Tom Dixon
‘A strong advocate for patient, and he is not afraid to…confront unethical behaviour....Tom is a leader, everyone looks up to him’
Dr Thomas Long
‘Always happy to go the extra mile’…’always helpful and encouraging to students’