The SSEM Mthembu Medical Academic Prize was awarded at the gala evening of the SASA congress 'Synergy in Anaesthesia held in March 2014 at Sun City.

The recipient was Dr. Francois Roodt of the University of Cape Town. He was presented the award at the gala event by Royden Peirone, SSEM Mthembu's national sales director.
 
The SSEM Academic prize is awarded to the Best Original Research Free Paper presented at the congress. The SASA committee judge all entries and select the winner.
 
The research presentation was entitled ‘A comparison of the 3gLM and ProSeal LMA for
routine airway management”.

Congratulations to Dr. Roodt!