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AMA Awards 2014 Call for nominations

The following awards are being offered by the AMA in 2014

 

1.       AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award

The AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award is for an individual, not necessarily a doctor or AMA member, who has made a significant contribution to improving health or health care in Australia. The person may be involved in health awareness, health policy or health delivery.

The recipient of this award will be an individual who has made a major contribution to health care in Australia under one or more of the following criteria:

  • Showing ongoing commitment to quality health & medical care; or
  • Contributing to medical research within Australia; or
  • Initiation and involvement in public health projects or health awareness campaigns; or
  • Improving the availability & accessibility of medical education and medical training; or
  • Advancing health & medical issues in the political arena; or
  • Promoting awareness of the impact of social and economic issues on health; or
  • Contributing to community needs as a health care provider; or
  • Improving health care services in any field.

 

Nominations for this award can be submitted by any member of the community.

2.       AMA Woman in Medicine Award

The AMA Woman in Medicine Award is for a member of the AMA who has made a major contribution to the medical profession by:

  • Showing ongoing commitment to quality care; and/or
  • Contributing to medical research within Australia; and/or
  • Initiation and involvement in public health projects; and/or
  • Improving the availability and accessibility of medical education and medical training for women; and/or
  • Contributing to medical politics.

Nominations for this award may only be made by a member of the AMA.

3.       AMA Women’s Health Award

The AMA Women’s Health Award goes to a person who does not necessarily have to be doctor or a female but is somebody who has made a major contribution to women’s health by:

  • Promoting and contributing to public health initiatives; and/or
  • Initiating, participating and promoting health awareness campaigns; and/or
  • Contributing to community needs as a health care provider; and/or
  • Improving health care services in any field of women’s health.

Nominations for this award can be submitted by any member of the community.

4.       AMA Men’s Health Award

The AMA Men’s Health Award goes to a person who does not necessarily have to be a doctor or a male but is somebody who has made a major contribution to men’s health by:

  • Promoting and contributing to public health initiatives; and/or
  • Initiating, participating and promoting health awareness campaigns; and/or
  • Contributing to community needs as a health care provider; and/or
  • Improving health care services in any field of men’s health.

Nominations for this award can be submitted by any member of the community.

5.       AMA Youth Health Award (for outstanding contribution to the health of young Australians)

The AMA Youth Health Award goes to a young person of 15-27 years who has made a contribution to youth health in Australia by:

·         Promoting and contributing to youth health initiatives; and/or

·         Initiating, promoting or participating in youth health awareness; and/or

·         Development of youth health promotion programs.

Nominations for this award can be submitted by any member of the community.

Nominations for each award must include: 

  • a personal statement by the nominator describing the merit of the nominee in relation to the criteria for the relevant award;
  • a current curriculum vitae for the nominee; and
  • any additional supporting documentation relevant to the nomination.

Nominations are to be addressed to:

Secretary General

Australian Medical Association

PO Box 6090

Kingston ACT 2600

Closing date for receipt of nominations for each award is Friday 28 March 2014

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