UCL professor on BMA Book Awards shortlist

13 August 2009

'Recent Advances in Surgery 31'


‘Recent Advances in Surgery 31’ (co-edited by UCL’s Professor Irving Taylor) was shortlisted for the 2009 BMA Medical Book Awards.

The title, which was highly commended, is updated every year. It covers the latest trends within surgery and reflects any changes to the professional examinations for surgeons. It includes sections on training and techniques, general abdominal surgery, vascular surgery and current evidence and is published by the Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.

Professor Taylor is Director of Medical Studies and Vice Dean of UCL Medical School.

UCL Medical School is committed to excellence in education and has a strong reputation for teaching informed by cutting-edge research. The School has a distinguished cadre of academic staff who are at the forefront of international research in medical sciences and clinical medicine.

The annual BMA Medical book competition was launched in 1996 to encourage and reward excellence in medical publishing. It is administered by the Library for the Board of Science.