News BMJ Group Awards: Junior Doctor of the Year category

Making a mark during training

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1163 (Published 02 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1163
  1. Edward Davies
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    The junior doctor category of the BMJ Group Awards makes its debut in 2010, with the aim of “rewarding the doctor in training who has done most to improve the world we live in.” We received over 100 nominations from doctors working as far afield as Brazil, Iraq, Australia, and Sudan. Given the size, strength, and diversity of the field, we finally decided on a shortlist of nine doctors, rather than the four in most of the other awards.

    Yannick Bejot is a research fellow in neurology at the University of Burgundy, Dijon. He has made a significant contribution to stroke research at an unusually early age. His research is principally on the epidemiology of stroke, and in less than five years since he started his training in neurology he has been the first author of 27 papers on the subject, a large number of which have been published in high impact journals. He has managed to gather …

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