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 Christopher BelderDr Christopher Belder | 2019 recipient

Christopher completed his Basic Physician Training at The Royal Adelaide Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is passionate about applying evidence-based medicine to improve clinical reasoning and patient care and is currently continuing with Advanced Training in Neurology at The Royal Adelaide Hospital.

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 Alison Boast | 2019 recipient

Dr Alison BoastAlison is a paediatric trainee with an interest in infectious diseases and clinical pharmacology. She completed an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at Monash University before the Doctor of Medicine at The University of Melbourne, where she graduated dux of her year. Alison is keen to combine clinical medicine with research and has recently commenced a PhD in the use of pharmacometrics to develop novel treatment strategies for invasive infections. Other passions include teaching, tending to her numerous indoor plants and her kittens Fiddle and Fig.


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.

Not awarded in 2019.

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 Miranda Harris | 2019 recipient

Dr Miranda HarrisDr Miranda Harris has completed Advanced Training in Public Health Medicine and is currently working at the Australian National University’s National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health. Miranda has previously worked at the ACT Health Protection Service and the Therapeutic Goods Administration in the areas of health protection, health product regulation and risk management. She undertook medical training in regional Queensland and pursued a career in public health to contribute to long-lasting and equitable health outcomes at the population level. Miranda is interested in the environmental determinants of health and health-focused urban design.

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 Stephanie Lam | 2019 recipient

Dr Stephanie LamDr Stephanie Lam is a final year rehabilitation medicine trainee. She completed her undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Physiotherapy) from the University of Sydney in 2010 and a postgraduate degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Notre Dame, Sydney in 2014. Stephanie currently sits on the AFRM NSW/ACT Committee and the AFRM Accreditation Subcommittee as a Trainee Representative. Rehabilitation medicine has allowed Stephanie to combine her interests in medicine with the opportunity to provide holistic care to the community. Her particular areas of interest in rehabilitation medicine include stroke, spinal cord injury, neurodegenerative conditions, cancer rehabilitation and amputee rehabilitation.

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 2019.

See past Faculty prize recipients


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