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The John Sands College Medal is presented to a Fellow in recognition of a significant contribution to the welfare of the College. Details and nomination forms are now available.
This medal is awarded every five years, to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the field of medicine.
The RACP President's Indigenous Congress Prize is offered to medical students, junior medical officers and physician trainees who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Maori descent.
The RACP Mentor of the Year Award is presented to a Fellow who has made an outstanding contribution to mentoring or provided a high level of support and guidance throughout training.
The Trainee of the Year Award is presented to a trainee who has made an outstanding contribution to College, community and trainee activities.
The Eric Susman Prize is awarded by the College to a Fellow for best contribution to the knowledge of internal medicine.
The RACP International Medal recognises a member who has provided outstanding service in developing countries.
The RACP Trainee Research Awards for Excellence are competitive events held annually at Congress to identify and acknowledge the best trainee research presentations.
This prize is awarded to an Australian or New Zealand Fellow for excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit and oral presentation for a poster presentation at the RACP Congress.
This prize is awarded to an Australian or New Zealand trainee for excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit and oral presentation for a poster presentation at the RACP Congress.
The AChAM Research Project Prize is awarded to a trainee based on a previously submitted research project that was assessed between 1 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 - the year prior to the award being offered.
The AChAM Indigenous Prize is offered to medical students and junior medical officers who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Maori descent.
The RACP awards the Penelope Lowe Prize to the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) trainee with the best case presentation at the AChSHM Annual Scientific Meeting.
The Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) will award the Jan Edwards prize for a proffered paper of high standard, presented orally by a registered Chapter Trainee at the annual Australasian Sexual Health Conference.
The Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) formally recognises the outstanding contributions made by Fellows of the AChSHM through biennial awards offered alternately in the one of the following categories:
The award is presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting
The Howard Williams Medal acknowledges a person who has made an outstanding contribution to Paediatrics and Child Health in Australia or New Zealand.
Presented for excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit, relevant to Community Child Health and oral presentation at the Paediatrics & Child Health Annual Scientific Meeting or Congress. Further information can be obtained by clicking the above link.
This prize is awarded to an Australian or New Zealand Fellow or trainee for excellence of hypothesis, scientific merit for a verbal or poster presentation at the Paediatrics & Child Health Annual Meeting.
This Medal is awarded for the best performance in the combined Paediatric FRACP Written and Clinical Examinations. The prize includes airfare and accommodation in order to attend the presentation of the Medal at Congress the following year.
These awards formally recognise the outstanding contributions made by Fellows and trainees to The Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) and offered in each of the following categories annually:
Education, Training and Assessment - Fellows who have contributed significantly to the Faculty's Education, Training and Assessment programs.
Policy and Advocacy - Fellows or trainees who have contributed to the Faculty's Policy and Advocacy.
Trainee Commitment Award - Trainees who have shown an outstanding commitment to the Faculty's Education and Training Program.
This is awarded to the graduating Fellow with the highest aggregate mark for the Written and Practical examinations.
The Ramazzini Prize is presented annually to the trainee who presents the best scientific paper at the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). It is a requirement that a trainee must present a paper for the Ramazzini prize at the ASM at least once during their training period to attain Fellowship. This enables trainees to demonstrate their research methods and communication competencies.
This is awarded for the best essay written additional to curriculum requirements, or the best research project or assignment required, either obligatory or optionally, in the assessment of courses in occupational or environmental health by a medical student. Further details about how to apply will be available late July.
The purpose of the President's Award is to formally recognise the extraordinary contributions made by Fellows and Trainees to the Faculty. All Fellows and Advanced Trainees in Australia and New Zealand are invited to nominate a Fellow or Trainee and detail the contribution they have made to the Faculty in any of the following areas:
• Education, Training and Assessment
• Policy and Advocacy
• Trainee Commitment Award
Awarded to the trainee who has given the best overall performance in the AFPHM Oral Examination.
To be eligible for the award, candidates must have taken the AFPHM Oral Examination in the year being considered.
This medal, originally called the Faculty Medal, has been presented at the College Ceremony since 2001. The medal was renamed the Sue Morey Medal in 2013 to honour the Faculty's first President. As well as being President and a Founding Fellow of the AFPHM, Dr Morey is a leading figure in the field of public health medicine in Australia. AFPHM were honoured to have her present the William Redfern Oration at the RACP Congress in Adelaide in 2016.
The Scholarship aims to increase the proportion of medical students who are able to identify:
a) public health medicine as a medical speciality or potential career, and
b) the AFPHM as the learned college for public health medicine training, by providing opportunities for intellectual and social discourse between medical students and AFPHM Fellows and trainees.
Regional Committees in the Australian States and Territories each year select a trainee of the Faculty to make a presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) that year.
The prize is awarded annually for the best scientific paper or poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting or for the best scientific paper published in a refereed medical journal. Authors of non-invited papers/poster presentations at the ASM (presented in person or not), or published scientific articles in the previous 12 months are all eligible to apply for consideration.
The Adrian Paul Prize was established in 1986 in memory of the late Dr Adrian Paul, Director of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital due to the generosity of his widow, Mrs Nancy Paul.
The Basmajian Prize is awarded to the trainee for Best Performance in the Fellowship Clinical Examinations (Adult) and presented at the AFRM Annual Scientific Meeting or College Congress.
The AFRM Paediatric Merit Award is awarded to the trainee for Best Performance in the Fellowship Clinical Examinations (Paediatric) and presented at the AFRM Annual Scientific Meeting or College Congress.
The prize is made possible due to the generosity of Ipsen Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd.
This prize is for New Zealand Trainees and is made possible due to the generosity of Dr Mak's family.
Is awarded to the best oral research presentation made at the Queensland State Committee Research Presentation evening.
This award is due to the generosity of a bequest from T C Butler and a bequest from F R T Stevens.
The College Terms & Conditions (Prizes) (PDF 318KB) apply to all prizes.
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