March 2013

Medical Students Invited to Compete for Fielding Medal in Radiology

Wed, 27 March 13 09:00

Fielding Medal

UCD Medicine Students are invited to compete for the first annual Fielding Medal for undergraduate research in the field of radiology. It is hoped that the medal will act as an impetus to encourage undergraduates to consider future entry into the specialty of diagnostic radiology. The competition is hosted and administered by the Faculty of Radiologists, RCSI.

Background

The medal is named in honour of Dr. John Fielding FFRRCSI (1904-1964, Consultant Radiologist in St. Finbarr’s Hospital and The North Charitable Infirmary in Cork), Prof. John Fielding (1938-2002, Consultant Gastroenterologist in Jervis St. & Beaumont Hospitals, Dublin, and co-founder of the Irish Hospital Consultants Association), and Dr. Raymond Fielding FFRRCSI (1935- , Consultant Radiologist in The North Charitable Infirmary, Cork, from 1964 to 1987, and in The Mercy Hospital, Cork, from 1987 to 1994)

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