Northern and Yorkshire Competitions

Autumn Conference Poster Competition

Each year the Northern and Yorkshire Division runs a poster competition for Medical Students, Foundation Doctors, Trainees and SAS Doctors at either the Spring or Autumn Conference.

There are three winning categories which include Best Medical Student/FY1 Poster, Best FY2/Trainee Poster and Best SAS Doctor Poster. Each winner will receive a £100 prize and a certificate of merit.

This year the competitions were held during the Northern and Yorkshire Autumn Conference.

Entries for 2023 are closed and winners were announced as below.

Details for the next poster competition will be released early 2024.

To enter this competition, please complete the below abstract form using the guidance form provided and ensure you include the correct grade when completing it. Once you have completed your abstract form please proof read it and ensure the word count does not exceed 250 words.

Once you are sure all information is correct please email your abstract form here Submit you abstract

Our staff team will confirm receipt of your abstract and provide you with further information and timelines for the competitions.

Competition closed for 2023 - details for 2024 will be announced shortly.

To enter this competition you must be based in the Northern and Yorkshire Division which covers the following regions:

  • North East of England
  • North Yorkshire
  • East Yorkshire
  • West Yorkshire

Please note: If you are based in South Yorkshire we will not accept your entry as you are part of the Trent Division.

You must be available to attend the Autumn Conference - Details for 2024 to be advised shortly.

You must enter your correct and current grade on the abstract form and the work must be completed while based in the Northern and Yorkshire Division.

Abstracts over 250 words will be returned to your for correction. If they are not returned by the competition closing date they will not be accepted.

Any entries submitted after the competition deadline will not be accepted.

There are three categories in this poster competition which include:

  • Best Medical Student/FY1 Poster
  • Best FY2/Trainee Poster
  • Best SAS Doctor Poster

There will be £100 prize money per category awarded as well as a certificate of merit for the best poster presentation.

Prizes will be presented to winners on the day of the Conference after the lunch break.

You will be contacted after the event with information on payment of the prize fund.

Details for the 2024 Northern and Yorkshire Autumn Conference are to be announced shortly.

Posters will be displayed during the conference, with entrants available to answer any questions.

Assessors will be members of the Executive Committee. Entrants will be told the result of the competition after the lunch break.

If you have any questions regarding your abstract, the competitions or the conference please get in touch with the Division Events team.


Telephone: 0208 618 4196

Poster Competition Winners Autumn 2023

In 2023 the competitions were held at our Autumn Conference 2023 at Holiday Inn, Scotch Corner, Darlington.

Congratulations to the winners of each category.

Top three shortlisted in each category

Medical Student/FY1 Poster 2023 Harry Waterman

FY2/Trainee Poster 2023:

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