• 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. The expert panel of judges will be looking for a research paper that most 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