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Vivek Sivaraman Memorial Prize

Vivek Sivaraman was an academic trainee in anaesthesia within the Central London School of Anaesthesia who sadly passed away in 2015. The memorial prizes named in his honour, have been established to celebrate trainees undertaking academic activity.


  • Research
  • Education
  • Quality Improvement


A North Thames School anaesthesia, critical care or ACCS trainee, or a medical student working in hospitals within the North Thames School, must be the first author. Collaborative efforts, particularly across hospitals, are encouraged.

Abstracts should be no longer than 400 words and follow the following format:

Research (original research, including systematic reviews and scoping reviews)

  • Introduction
  • Method
  • Research
  • Discussion

Education (e.g. course delivery, online training, books or other education/training materials)

  • Background
  • Method
  • Outcome
  • Impact

Quality Improvement

  • Problem
  • Background
  • Measurement
  • Design
  • Strategy
  • Results
  • Conclusion


Abstracts should be sent via email to Sarah Hayden at The deadline for abstracts is 9am on the 26th August 2019.

Winners will be announced at the William Squire Lecture on the 4 September 2019 at The Wolfson lecture theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

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Meetings in the School

Wed 21st Aug   Introduction to Anaesthesia – the Novice course
Introduction to Anaesthesia Course AKA ‘The Novice Course’ Day 2
Sheila Sherlock Centre
Royal Free Hospital
Wed 28th Aug   Introduction to Anaesthesia – the Novice course
Introduction to Anaesthesia Course AKA ‘The Novice Course’ Day 3
The Atrium
Royal Free Hospital
Mon 2nd Sep  
Paediatric Anaesthesia Simulation & Workshop Study Day
SaIL Centre
St Thomas Hospital
Wed 4th Sep   Introduction to Anaesthesia – the Novice course
Introduction to Anaesthesia Course AKA ‘The Novice Course’ Day 4
Simulation Centre
Royal Free Hospital
Wed 11th Sep  
Intermediate (ST3/4) Study day – Airway
Venue TBC
Tue 17th Sep  
Core Training Teaching – Neonatal circulation/Paediatrics/Child protection
Stewart House
Stewart House
Fri 27th Sep  
Post Fellowship Study Day – WELL-BEING and CLOTTING CONUNDRUMS
Education Academy
Royal London Hospital
Tue 1st Oct  
Core Training Teaching – Respiratory
Stewart House
Stewart House
Tue 15th Oct  
Core Training Teaching – Cardiac / Antiarrhythmics
Stewart House
Stewart House
Wed 23rd Oct  
Kings Primary OSCE Mock
Weston Education Centre
Kings College Hospital
Tue 29th Oct  
Core Training Teaching – Statistics
Stewart House
Stewart House
Tue 12th Nov  
Core Training Teaching – Day Surgery and Anaesthesia for Plastic Surgery
Senate House
Senate House
Tue 26th Nov  
Core Training Teaching – Physics principles
Stewart House
Stewart House
Tue 10th Dec  
Core Training Teaching – Renal / Acid Base
Stewart House
Stewart House
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