The three candidates competed towards six candidates from King’s Faculty London in an examination led by exterior examiners from across the nation. The scholars have been examined on topics together with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure, Dental Public Well being, Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Current Dentistry BDS graduate Dr Emma Elliott was introduced as Winner of the College of London Gold Medal 2021, whereas Dr Jaimini Vadgama was Runner Up and winner of Betuel Prize for Dentistry, and Dr Tallulah Corridor claimed third general for the Gold Medal.
Queen Mary retains the award last won by Dr Indriyesha Wolfgang Puri in 2019.
Dentistry BDS 2021 graduate Dr Emma Elliott stated: “I’m past pleased with myself for successful the Gold Medal and of the three of us who have been nominated to compete. I have to thank the professors who labored with us and coached us in order that we couldn’t solely carry out at our greatest but additionally come out of the expertise as stronger, extra well-rounded clinicians.
“It was rewarding, academic and difficult all on the identical time and it has been a beautiful word on which to finish my time at Barts.”
Dr Swati Nehete, Senior Scientific Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, who helped organise the workforce’s participation within the competitors, added: “These graduates labored so laborious in examination preparation collectively, and they need to be congratulated on their distinctive efficiency. These fantastic 2021 graduates actually are flying the flag of Queen Mary excessive. And I want to thank the entire College and NHS employees who supported the nominees of their preparation.”
Professor Paul Coulthard, Dean and Director of Queen Mary’s Institute of Dentistry, added: “It is a nice achievement. We’re so pleased with these graduates and we’ll benefit from the honour that they’ve introduced for all of us. We want all of them the perfect of their future careers!”
The Gold Medal will probably be struck by the Royal Mint and engraved awarded alongside £500 prize cash.