This annual Prize is named for Sir John Halliday Croom (1909-86), a past President of the College in recognition of his support of the concept of Collegiate Membership. The prize consists of a medal and £250. 

Eligibility

Collegiate members of any UK Royal College of Physicians, resident in the UK.

Application and selection procedure

Applications are invited from Collegiate Members (but not Fellows) of any UK Royal College of Physicians, resident in the United Kingdom, who wish to compete for the 48th Croom Lectureship. The lecture will be delivered virtually by the successful candidate on Friday 21 January 2022.

The lecture is named after the late Sir John Halliday Croom, a Past President of the College, in recognition of his support of the concept of Collegiate Membership.  It is competed for annually.  It should be on a topic related to research within the last 5 years and will be delivered at the Symposium which is organised by the Trainees & Members’ Committee of the College.  Candidates are asked to submit a signed précis of not more than 1000 words, including relevant references, outlining the proposed lecture.  The material need not necessarily comprise original investigative work nor does it need to be connected with the theme of the Trainees & Members’ Symposium, submit your application to trainees@rcpe.ac.uk

The deadline for submissions is 9am, Wednesday 1 December 2021

Submission Form

Further Information

Any enquiries can be directed to Stephanie Hough.

Previous recipients

1970s

1974 Dr El Wardle

1975 Dr E Lloyd

1976 Dr R St Clair Barnetson

1977 Dr IW Campbell

1978 Dr A Parker

1979 Dr MF Sudlow

1980s

1980 Dr PMA Calverley

1981 Dr JB Irving

1982 Dr AK Burnett

1983 Dr AG Leitch

1984 Dr NG Dewhurst

1985 Dr GDO Lowe

1986 Dr RP Brettle

1987 Dr AML Lever

1988 Dr R Taylor

1989 Dr SM Crawford

1990s

1990 Dr AA Gehani

1991 Dr HJ Alter

1992 Dr AML Lever

1993 Dr Wm Bissett

1994 Dr J McEwan

1995 Dr CM Dayan

1996 Dr S Nicholson

1997 Dr AJ Brady

1998 Dr J Simpson

1999 Dr S Gupta

2000s

2000 Dr J Stebbing

2001 Dr D Newby

2002 Dr A Crean

2003 Dr J Knight

2004 Dr J Payne

2005 Dr J Stone

2006 Dr E Pearson

2007 Dr A Horsley

2008 Dr M Eddleston

2009 Dr P Ritches

2010s

2010 Dr W Whiteley

2011 Dr D Hunt

2012 Dr T Lee

2013 Dr G Duncan

2014 Dr H Hopkinson

2015 Dr HNY Haboubi

2017 Dr PD Ripley

2018 Dr T Cartlidge

2019 Dr A Chapman

2020-

2020 Dr T Miller

2021 Dr U Clancy