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 Harendran Elangovan | 2021 recipient
Dr Harendran (Hari) Elangovan graduated medicine with First Class Honours and Distinctions from the University of New South Wales. He completed basic training with the Southside Physician training network and is currently serving as a Gastroenterology advanced trainee with the Queensland Gastroenterology Network. He enjoys all things Gastroenterology but has clinical and academic interests in liver disease, organ regeneration and transplantation. He is grateful for the support of his family, mentors and friends in motivating him to strive for excellence.
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 Hannah Uebel | 2021 recipient
Dr Hannah Uebel is an Advanced Trainee in Community Child Health and General Paediatrics at the Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick. She has a Bachelor of Medical Studies, Bachelor of Science (Medicine) Honours in Paediatrics and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of New South Wales. Hannah has enjoyed working at a number of sites in SCHN over basic and advanced training, including Wollongong and Wagga Wagga.
She has a strong interest in working with vulnerable populations of children and has ongoing research focusing on children affected by prenatal drug exposure. Hannah would like to thank the consultants and Advanced Trainees who volunteered in assisting her exam cohort in preparation for the written and clinical exams in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the lovely children and families who told them their stories and kept them grounded over this time.
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.
Dr Jessica Johnson | 2022 recipient
Dr Jessica Johnson is an advanced trainee in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She works in occupational medicine consultancy at Baseline Onsite in Western Australia.
She graduated from the University of a Western Australia in 2003 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, with Honours. She was awarded fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 2015. She obtained her Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from Curtin University in 2022. She has served as the ANZSOM WA branch registrar representative, and with the support of ANZSOM is currently undertaking a research project on the history of the development of the specialty of OEM in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
Jessica is committed to promoting the health and safety of workers while providing industry clients with high quality, efficient, collaborative and compassionate medical leadership in the occupational health field.
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 Rehana Di Rico | 2022 recipient
Dr Rehana Di Rico is a dual specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine and Public Health Medicine. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery and Medical Science with Distinction before completing her Master of Philosophy in Public Health from the University of Cambridge. Rehana’s clinical training in the rehabilitation of patients following traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries fuelled her passion for preventative health care.
She commenced dual public health training with the Burnet Institute to reduce harms from health risk behaviours, then enjoyed an array of public health roles at Epworth Hospital and the Victorian Department of Health. She currently works in environmental health to improve paediatric asthma management in settings with poor air quality. Clinically, she runs a successful private practice in orthopaedic rehabilitation and holds leadership and clinical governance positions at Epworth Hospital. Rehana enjoys teaching junior doctors and holds research fellowships with Epworth Monash Rehabilitation Unit and Burnet Institute. She credits her exam success to support from her colleagues, supervisors, study group and family.
AFRM Basmajian Prize and Katrak Medal
Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM)
The Prize and Medal are awarded to the trainee who has achieved the best overall performance in the AFRM Fellowship Clinical Examinations (General). The recipient is presented the Katrak Medal at the Convocation Ceremony and receives the $1000 prize.
Dr Nathaniel Chandra | 2022 recipient
Dr Nathaniel Chandra is a final year Advanced Trainee in Rehabilitation Medicine undertaking training at various tertiary hospitals in Queensland. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, a Doctor of Medicine from Griffith University and is currently completing a Master in Internal Medicine from the University of Sydney.
Nathaniel has a passion for innovation in health and a special interest in preventative medicine. He hopes that his career in medicine and related fields can contribute to addressing areas of need in our community and advancements in sustainable and equitable healthcare.
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.
Not awarded in 2021.
See past Faculty prize recipients