• BMJ
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  • Research Paper of the Year

This award recognizes original research that has the potential to contribute significantly to improving health and healthcare. We would be looking for a research paper that demonstrates:

  • Potential to help doctors make better decisions about clinical practice, public health, research methodology, or health policy
  • Potential to improve health outcomes for patients and/or populations
  • An important addition to previous knowledge
  • Scientific robustness