Published on: January 23, 2020

Wilfrid Bruce Davis MBE, the philanthropist who supported palliative care in India for a long time and whom we lost in the year 2018 had instituted a gold medal for young doctors who qualified during the previous five years and who came first in a competitive examination conducted by Institute of Palliative Medicine at Calicut.

Dr. Angeline Yvette Mascarenhas from St. John’s Medical College& Hospital, Bangalore won the Bruce Davis Gold Medal 2019.


The award will be presented during the Annual Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care, which will be held at Guwahati in February 2020. The medal, a cash award of ₹ 25000 and a citation will be presented to the winner. Hearty congratulations, Dr Angeline.

A little bird tells us that Pallium India’s own Dr Arjun Devarajan came second in the competitive examination. Proud of you Arjun.

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