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.

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.


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.

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 Laksmi Sakura Govindasamy | 2020 recipient

dr-laksmi-sakura-govindasamy-profile-150x228pxDr Laksmi Sakura Govindasamy is a dual specialty advanced trainee in Emergency Medicine and Public Health Medicine. She is currently undertaking PhD studies through Swinburne University, exploring gender and leadership development in Emergency Medicine.

Laksmi studied combined Medicine and Arts, majoring in Politics and International Relations, followed by Masters in Public Health and International Public Health at The University of New South Wales. She has worked clinically in Sydney and regional NSW; Darwin and Katherine, Northern Territory; and currently at Austin Health, Victoria. She was a public health officer trainee in the NSW Ministry of Health, with placements in the Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW, COVID-19 pandemic response, Centre for Population Health, and emergency response coordination. She worked as an Australian Volunteer with St John Ambulance Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby.

Laksmi hopes her career will contribute to addressing health inequity in Australia and abroad.

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.

Not awarded in 2020.

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 2020.

See past Faculty prize recipients


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