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Best Research

The HKCFP Awards for the Best Research and Best Trainee Research of 2020

The Research Committee of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians is calling for The Award for The Best Research of the Year 2020. All members and fellows of the College are invited to participate and submit their research papers to the Research Committee for selection. 

Following ‘The HKCFP Award for the Best Research’, the Research Committee is pleased to organize an additional award, ‘The HKCFP Award for the Best Trainee Research’, specifically for the trainees of HKCFP or within 3 years of completion of vocational training.

Both the abovementioned Awards will be presented at the Conferment Ceremony in 2021.

 **Please note that each applicant can only apply either one of the above Awards**

Entry and assessment criteria are listed below.

Entry Criteria:

For Best Research Paper:

1.   The principal investigator has to be a Member or a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians.

2.   The research must be original work of the investigator(s).

3.   The research should have been conducted in Hong Kong.

4.   The research must have been completed.

5.  The paper should be presented under the standard headings of Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. References should be listed in full at the end in Vancouver format.

 

For Best Trainee Research Paper:

1.   The principal investigator has to be a trainee of the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians, or within 3 years of completion of vocational training.

2.   For higher trainees who are submitting their Exit Examination research project for this award, they must have submitted their project to the Specialty Board and have passed the research segment of the Exit Examination.

3.   The research must be original work of the investigator(s).

4.   The research should have been conducted in Hong Kong.

5.   The research must have been completed.

6.  The paper should be presented under the standard headings of Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. References should be listed in full at the end in Vancouver format.

 

Assessment Criteria:

1.      How relevant are the topic and findings to Family Medicine?

2.      How original is the research?

3.      How well is the research designed?

4.      How well are the results analyzed and presented?

5.      How appropriate are the discussion and conclusion(s) drawn?

6.      How useful are the results for patient care in the discipline of Family Medicine?

7.      How much effort is required to complete the research study?

 

Each research project submitted will be assessed according to the seven criteria listed above by a selection panel. Each criterion may attract a different weighting to be decided by the selection panel. Please indicate the research award that you applied for, i.e. “The HKCFP Award for the Best Research of 2020” or “The HKCFP Award for the Best Trainee Research of 2020”, on your research project upon submission, and send your submission either:

By post to Research Committee, HKCFP, Rm 803-4, 8/F, HKAM Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong; 

Or, by email to CrystalYung@hkcfp.org.hk

 

The submission deadlines for The HKCFP Award for the Best Research is now extended to 29 April 2021 (Thursday)

DEADLINES OF SUBMISSION: 29 April 2021


Enquiries

Enquiries may be directed to College Secretariat by e-mail to CrystalYung@hkcfp.org.hk, or at (852) 2871 8899.


Supported by HKCFP Foundation Fund