Nominations close 5pm AEST, Thursday 30 September 2021.
The RACP International Medal recognises a member of the College who has provided outstanding service in developing countries.
Professor Gregory Fox | 2021 recipient
Professor Gregory Fox is the Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Sydney and a Research Leader at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research. He is an international clinical trialist and epidemiologist whose research focuses upon tuberculosis (TB) and chronic lung disease. Over the past decade, he has established a research group in Vietnam that has conducted multi-centre studies into the prevention and detection of TB in resource-limited settings. Greg’s research, in combination with evidence reviews for the World Health Organisation, have contributed to changes in global TB policies and clinical practice.
See our past RACP International Medal recipients.
A Fellow of an RACP Division, Faculty and/or Chapter is eligible for nomination if they're:
- a resident or undertaking significant work in 1 or more developing countries*
- working for an international aid organisation, providing assistance to those deemed in crisis
Ineligible nominees are those who:
- submit a nomination on their own behalf
- are a current RACP Board member
- are a current RACP staff member
- have held the office of President of the RACP
- are a past recipient of the RACP International Medal
All RACP Fellows or trainees can nominate an eligible Fellow.
* The term ‘developing countries’ includes those identified by the United Nations Human Development Index with Medium and Low Human Development Index.
The RACP International Medal recipient receives:
- the RACP International Medal, presented at the 2022 RACP College Ceremony
- full RACP Congress registration
- travel and accommodation to attend the College Ceremony
The assessment of the nominee's contribution in relation to others is an essential part of nomination. Please detail how your nominee has addressed all of the selection criteria:
1. Contribution to clinical and public service
How has the nominee made a significant and sustained contribution to clinical and public service?
2. Professional leadership
Demonstrate the nominee's outstanding leadership in developing and promoting initiatives to improve available clinical service available.
What significant advocacy has the nominee performed on behalf of international communities in health policy, health research or other areas of health importance?
4. Mentoring and training
How has the nominee proven their commitment to mentoring and training future and current physicians, medical graduates, and health practitioners?
Read the terms and conditions before submitting your nomination.
Submit your nomination in a single PDF file, including:
- a completed nomination form, addressing the selection criteria and providing an evaluation of the nominee’s contributions and their impact on others
- 2 signed referee letters of support (cannot be the nominator), each addressing the selection criteria
- supporting documentation — up to 2 documents, 3 pages maximum each
The RACP Fellowship Committee will review all eligible nominations received and select an RACP International Medal recipient.
The Fellowship Committee reserve the right not to select a recipient if all nominations received don't sufficiently meet the criteria.
For more information about the RACP International Medal, contact the RACP Foundation.
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