Amardeep Singh Dhadwal a third year student wins the Gold Award for the ADG Undergraduate (Professionalism) prize
17 February 2015
The Association of Dental Groups - the representative body of UK dental groups – ran a competition open to all undergraduate dental students in the UK to find the most innovative voluntary project relating to professionalism in dentistry.
This ADG professionalism prize was open to all undergraduate dentistry students. Three prizes were awarded; Gold, Silver and Bronze.
The professionalism domain had four major competencies:
• Professionalism with regard to patients
• Professionalism with regard to self
• Professionalism with regard to clinical team and peers
Applications had to be completed and submitted by November 30, 2014.
Amardeep Singh Dhadwal a third year student at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, (Queen Mary, University of London).
On winning the Gold Award for the ADG Undergraduate (Professionalism) prize he says:
“This the first time I’ve entered anything like this and it came as a big surprise to be chosen as the winner. I feel very blessed and I am thankful to everyone who took the time to read my entry."
“I would definitely recommend other students to enter the competition next year; it is a great opportunity to discuss and consider what professionalism means to you and what you aspire to as a dental professional."