Nominations open Monday 3 August to 5pm AEST, Wednesday 30 September 2020.
The Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) recognises the importance of training its workforce in research. AChSHM every year honours a Chapter member for their outstanding postgraduate work.
A nominee must be a registered Fellow or trainee of the AChSHM, who has been awarded a doctorate or masters by research thesis within the last 5 years.
Previous recipients of the Award are ineligible for nomination.
The successful recipient is formally presented with a certificate at the AChSHM Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM).
The nominator must provide an evaluation of the contribution the nominee’s thesis has made. This can include the:
- quality of the publications
- contribution the work is likely to make in the future to sexual health medicine
- translation into changes in public health or clinical practice
- commercialisation of a product
Before proceeding, read the terms and conditions and notify your nominee of your intent to nominate them.
You can self-nominate. Nominators must be a registered Fellow or trainee of the AChSHM.
Submit your nomination form and supporting documents in a single PDF file.
All nominations will be assessed by an Award Review Panel, comprised of the Chapter President and appointed Fellows.
The AChSHM will announce the recipient at the AChSHM ASM in 2021.
The Award Review Panel and AChSHM reserves the right to not award the prize if there are no nominations of a sufficiently high standard.
2020 inaugural Award | Dr Nicholas Medland
'Studies in the epidemiology of HIV infection and its treatment in the era of universal treatment recommendations and treatment as prevention'
For more information about this Award, contact the RACP Foundation.