Nominations for our 2025 James Spence Medal are now open. The winners for 2024 will be announced in due course and will be awarded during the RCPCH Conference in March 2024.
The James Spence Medal is presented to persons working in the UK or in any country of the British Commonwealth within the field of clinical or social paediatrics, public health, clinical science, epidemiology or family practice.
The award is made on the recommendation of RCPCH Council on the advice of the Nominations Committee, and presented at the RCPCH Conference along with a volume of the collected writings of Sir James Spence.
We will announce our 2024 winners shortly.
Nominations for our James Spence Medal 2025 are currently being accepted. The closing date is 12:00, 26 July 2024.
Nominations for the James Spence Medal can only be proposed and seconded by RCPCH members (any category), on our our online form, linked below.
A maximum of 500 words is permitted to state the reasons for nominating an individual. Please submit your nomination without the knowledge of the nominee. We will inform only those nominees who have been successfully awarded.
2023 - Professor David Edwards
2021 - Professor Henry Halliday
2020 - Professor Catherine Law
2019 - Professor Alan Emond
2018 - Professor Frances Cowan
2017 - Professor Anne Greenough
2015 - Professor David Dunger
2012 - Dr Sheila Shribman