Applications to the 2022 awards are now closed.
2022 award categories
Topics included: anaesthesia; critical care medicine; emergency medicine.
Topics included: anatomy; biochemistry; genetics; microbiology; molecular biology; physiology; pharmacology; statistics; research practice.
Topics included: palliative care; geriatrics; radiology; GUM (genito-urinary medicine); medical ophthalmology; nephrology.
Topics included: ethics; history of medicine; medical education; communication; writing skills; dictionaries; directories etc; medico-politics; medico-legal medicine; non-clinical books aimed at the general public; management.
Topics included: cardiology; endocrinology; gastroenterology; haematology; dermatology; neurology; respiratory; rheumatology.
Topics included: obstetrics and gynaecology; reproduction medicine; fetal medicine
Topics included: all aspects of oncology and haematological oncology.
Topics included: paediatrics and child health.
Topics included: pathology and histopathology.
Topics included: clinical books aimed at the general public.
Topics included: general practice; occupational health; community care; social medicine; general medicine; diagnosis; nutrition; rehabilitation; therapeutics.
Topics included: psychiatry; forensic medicine; substance misuse; mental health; counselling; psychology.
Topics included: public health; communicable diseases; toxicology; health promotion; disease prevention; health services; epidemiology.
Topics included: general surgery; trauma and orthopaedics; plastic surgery; specialist surgical books; surgical ophthalmology; cardiothoracic; urology; vascular.
Topics included: advances and innovations in relation to COVID-19; public health and infectious diseases; health inequalities; research (incl. vaccines and public research); digital health.
Apply to be a reviewer
BMA medical book awards (MBA) reviewers have a key role in advising on the quality and suitability of each application.
BMA members will be prioritised to act as MBA reviewers. If non-members are interested in this role, please get in touch with the awards team on [email protected].
Reviewers should have experience in one or more of these areas:
- medical and academic publishing
- education and training
- specialist interest in one or more areas of clinical practice
- medical research and knowledge of recent developments in clinical practice
- entries are allocated to reviewers based on their areas of expertise, professional background, and topics of interest.
The role is voluntary and unremunerated. We will cover reasonable expenses.