Early Career Prize

Every year, the College of Primary Care Medicine awards an „Early Career Prize“ of CHF 5,000 to promote in particular young academics in primary care medicine.

This prize is primarily aimed at young and future general practitioners (max. 6 years after state examination). Research protocols or articles written in Switzerland or by Swiss researchers domiciled abroad are eligible for the award. The submitted work will be judged on three criteria: the idea, the development and the potential to become a research paper (if this is not already the case).

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2025

Who: young and future primary care physicians domiciled in Switzerland or who are Swiss nationals but domiciled abroad. Entrants must have passed the state examination no longer than six years before applying for the Early Career Prize. 

What: Research protocols or articles in the field of primary and paediatric medicine

Important: Entries must be submitted in English by electronic means and contain the following:

  • a curriculum vitae of the main author
  • the research paper

Price: 5’000 CHF