Dr Boris Mak Rehabilitation Medicine Trainee Award for Best Presentation

Applications are open Sunday 1 November to 5pm NZDT, Tuesday 15 December 2020.

The prize is awarded for the best presentation by an Aotearoa New Zealand AFRM trainee at the annual New Zealand Rehabilitation Medicine Symposium.

This prize is made possible through the generosity of Dr Boris Mak's family.


Eligibility

This award is open to Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) trainees residing in Aotearoa New Zealand only.

Prizes

  • First place: NZD$1000
  • Second place: NZD$500

Apply

Applications open Sunday 1 November 2020.

Read the terms and conditions and abstract guidelines before applying.

Selection process

  1. Trainees who apply will be required to present at the Annual New Zealand Rehabilitation Medicine Symposium.

  2. Trainees must present work in which they have made a significant contribution to the concept and execution. Originality is important but not a primary consideration.

  3. The method of selection is to be competitive and judges will consider and select on the basis of the following criteria:
    • content (originality, significance and importance)
    • presentation (clarity of verbal communication, use of visual aids)
  4. The presentation should be 10 minutes in length and can be about a trainee’s current research, an interesting case study with associated scientific educational information or a Rehabilitation Medicine ‘hot topic’ of interest. An additional 3 minutes is allocated at the end of the presentation for questions and answers.

  5. At least 3 judges will be identified and acknowledged at the start of judging.

For more information on the Dr Boris Mak Rehabilitation Medicine Trainee Award, email nz_afrm@racp.org.nz


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