2007 prizes

Prizes, grants and awards

Medical Book Awards 2007

The 2007 Awards were presented at the Royal Society of Medicine on 14th November. Colin Douglas, author of The Houseman’s Tale and numerous television and radio dramatisations, awarded ten prizes totalling £8,800 to over twenty authors.

The Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize: Medical Book of 2007, chosen from among the winners of the individual categories and worth £1,200, was awarded to Anatomy Acts: How we come to know ourselves by Andrew Patrizio and Dawn Kemp (Birlinn/The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh).

Professor Gareth Williams, Chair of the judges, said Anatomy Acts was "an extremely skilful and engaging blend of medical and social history, art and philosophy, well written and illustrated throughout to a high standard; an outstanding book in every respect."

Click here for a full list of the winning and highly commended titles.