Elsevier Wins President's Choice Award and Six First Prizes at 2015 BMA Medical Book Awards

Sep 14, 2015, 09:20 ET from Elsevier

PHILADELPHIA, September 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


Elsevier congratulates its medical authors and editors for the industry recognition and for consistently producing high-quality medical content 

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that 32 of its professional and scholarly products were honored at the British Medical Association's annual BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony at BMA House in London on Sept. 3, 2015. This year, publishers submitted more than 630 products, and the BMA awarded 20 first prizes and numerous highly commended prizes.

Elsevier won both the BMA President's Choice and BMA President's Choice Joint Runner-Up awards, both in the Internal Medicine category.

The BMA President's Choice Award went to Point-of-Care Ultrasound, by Drs. Nilam J. Soni, Robert Arntfield and Pierre Kory. In addition, Rheumatology, 6th edition by Drs. Marc Hochberg, Alan Silman, Josef Smolen, Michael Weinblatt and Michael Weisman received the BMA Joint Runners-Up award.

Dr. Onder Ergonul, whose book, Emerging Infectious Diseases: Clinical Case Studies, won in the Public Health category said, "It's a great honor to win this prestigious award. We have dedicated the book to our students. We hope that clinicians find the information useful and easily accessible, and that patients worldwide will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the content."

Elsevier received First prizes in the following categories:

"The Editors are honored that the 10th Edition Braunwald's Heart Disease has received this tremendous recognition by the British Medical Association. We are extremely pleased that the extensive revisions in the 10th Edition have been so well received by the cardiovascular community," said Douglas L. Mann, MD, co-editor of Braunwald's Heart Disease. "Ultimately, the recognition for this wonderful award belongs to the many talented and dedicated individuals who were involved in the preparation of the 10th edition."

Elsevier also received Highly Commended honors in the following categories:

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