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Alan Emond awarded James Spence medal.

10 May 2019

The James Spence Medal “is awarded for outstanding contributions to the advancement or clarification of paediatric knowledge" and is the highest honour bestowed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

The award is made annually on the recommendation of RCPCH Council on the advice of RCPCH Executive Committee. The medal is presented at the RCPCH Conference along with a volume of the collected writings of Sir James Spence. 

Alan is the first community paediatrician to be awarded the medal, and only the second Bristol paediatrician (the last was Peter Dunn in 2001).

The medal will be presented at the RCPCH meeting on May 14th in Birmingham.

You can find further information about Professor Emond and the James Spence Medal on the University Homepage.

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