Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health

Now accepting abstract submissions via the RACP Congress website.

Call for abstracts close Thursday 31 January 2019.

The RACP awards the Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health to a Fellow or trainee who demonstrates excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit and oral presentation for a poster presentation at the RACP Congress.

Terms & Conditions (Prizes)
Abstract Guidelines
RACP Congress Terms & Conditions

Who is eligible? 

Applicants must be:

  • RACP Australian or New Zealand Fellows or trainees who are paediatricians or enrolled in the paediatric program; and
  • In the following career stage:
    • An Advanced Trainee, and/or
    • Enrolled in a research higher degree or within 7 years of completion of a research higher degree, and/or
    • Within 7 years of attaining Fellowship.

What is the prize? 

The recipient will receive:

  • $1,500
  • A certificate 

The recipient will be acknowledged at the RACP Congress.

How do I apply? 

  1. Read the Terms & Conditions (Prizes) and Abstract Guidelines
  2. Submit your abstract via the RACP Congress website
  3. Indicate via the online application process that your submission is for the Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health 

What is the selection process? 

  1. A working group of the Paediatrics and Child Health Division will review abstracts and select those of sufficiently high standard.
  2. The RACP Foundation will ask selected applicants to give a short oral presentation at the RACP Congress. The RACP Foundation will notify authors of the time and length of their presentation.
  3. A Judging Panel will judge the posters and presentations.
  4. The RACP requires successful applicants to give permission for the publication of their abstracts in the Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health. However, publication of abstracts is at the discretion of the Editor in Chief of the Journal. 

Contact us 

For more information on the Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health, please contact the RACP Foundation at

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