Examination Prizes

Bryan Hudson Medal

Adult Medicine Division

The Medal is awarded to the trainee with the highest aggregate combined percentage in the RACP Written and Clinical Examinations in Adult Medicine. Trainees who sit both examinations for the first time are eligible for the prize. The full prize includes airfares and accommodation to attend the Convocation Ceremony for the Medal presentation during the RACP Congress.

Dr Lauren Heath | 2020 recipient

Examination Medal in Paediatrics & Child Health

Paediatrics & Child Health Division

The Medal is awarded to the trainee with the highest aggregate combined percentage in the RACP Written and Clinical Examinations in Paediatrics & Child Health. Trainees who sit both examinations for the first time are eligible for the prize. The full prize includes airfares and accommodation to attend the Convocation Ceremony for the Medal presentation during the RACP Congress.

Dr Anne Stewart | 2020 recipient

anne_stewart-portrait-2022Anne is an Advanced Trainee in Paediatric Cardiology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She has a Bachelor of Biomedicine and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Melbourne, and undertook Basic Training in Paediatrics in Victoria. Anne would like to acknowledge the dedicated group of Advanced Trainees and Consultants who volunteered their time providing Clinical Examination preparation opportunities for her cohort during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Victoria.

See past Division prize recipients.


Deane Southgate Award

Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM)

The Award is presented to the trainee with the highest average percentage for the AFOEM Written and Practical Examinations. Trainees who sit and pass both the AFOEM Stage B Written and AFOEM Stage B Practical Examinations in the same year are eligible. The Award presentation takes place at the Convocation Ceremony during the RACP Congress.

Dr Amy Bright | 2021 recipient

amy-bright-portrait-2022Amy is an Occupational Physician Registrar. She currently holds a global role with Rio Tinto, in AFOEM’s first Chief Medical Officer in training position. Amy is committed to teaching and building collegial communities. Over the past two years, she organised and facilitated voluntary, informal national study groups, successfully supporting Junior registrars sitting exams. Amy held the positions of federal trainee representative, WA AFOEM trainee representative, and WA ANZSOM trainee representative (2019-2020). Her work reflects her principles of dedication, care, and humility. She received the AFOEM president’s award for trainee commitment (2020).

Sue Morey Medal

Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM)

The Medal is awarded to the trainee who has achieved the best overall performance in the AFPHM Oral Examination. Trainees who have completed the AFPHM Oral Examination are eligible for consideration in that prize year.

The Sue Morey Medal, formerly the Faculty Medal, was first presented in 2001. In 2013, the Medal was renamed in honour of Dr Morey – the first Faculty President and founding Fellow of the AFPHM, who continues to be a leading figure in the field of public health medicine in Australia.

Dr Kate Murton | 2021 recipient

kate-murton-portrait-2021Dr Kate Murton is a final year Public Health Medicine Advanced Trainee currently working at the Aboriginal Health Council of SA. Kate graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Medicine with Distinction and then completed a Masters of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at James Cook University. She then moved to Adelaide in 2018 to commence Public Health Medicine Advanced training and has worked at the Refugee Health Service, the Heart Foundation and the Communicable Disease Control Branch. Kate has a passion for social justice and environmental sustainability and hopes her career in public health can contribute to addressing inequities and the social determinants of health. When not at work, you will find Kate at the beach, in the garden or running the trails in the Adelaide Hills.

AFRM Basmajian and Katrak Prize

Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM)

The Prize (formerly the AFRM Basmajian and Györy Prize) is awarded to the trainee who has achieved the best overall performance in the AFRM Fellowship Clinical Examinations (General). The recipient receives $1000 and the Katrak Medal presented at the Convocation Ceremony during the RACP Congress.

Dr Subbuh Luker | 2021 recipient

Dr Subbuh LukerDr Subbuh Luker is a final year rehabilitation medicine trainee in South Australia. She completed her undergraduate double degree from The University of Queensland in 2015 (Bachelor of Health Sciences & Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery). She is the 2021 recipient of the Basmajian & Katrak Prize for best overall performance in the AFRM Fellowship Clinical Examinations.

Subbuh has also recently completed her associate fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. Her subspecialty interests include the management of patients with neurological conditions including stroke and spinal cord injury. She has a passion for quality improvement projects, translating research into clinical practice and teaching doctors in training.

AFRM Paediatric Merit Award

Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM)

The award is presented to the trainee who has achieved best overall performance in the AFRM Fellowship Clinical Examinations (Paediatrics). The candidate must achieve a minimum score of 85% to receive this award. The recipient receives $1000 and a certificate presented at the Convocation Ceremony during the RACP Congress.

Not awarded in 2021.

See past Faculty prize recipients


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