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20 Apr 2015

FINAL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR AMA AWARDS

Nominations for the AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award, AMA Woman in Medicine Award, AMA Women’s Health Award, AMA Men’s Health Award, and AMA Youth Health Award close this Wednesday, 22 April 2015.

The awards, which recognise outstanding contributions to health and medicine in Australia, will be presented at the AMA National Conference in Brisbane on 29-31 May 2015.

There are many members of the medical community who do extraordinary work, and the AMA Awards are a way to put the spotlight on their valuable contributions to health and society.

The awards are:

The 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.

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.

AMA Women’s Health Award

The AMA Women's Health Award goes to a person who does not have to be an AMA member, doctor or a female, but is somebody who has made a major contribution to women's health.

AMA Men's Health Award

The AMA Men's Health Award goes to a person who does not have to be an AMA member, doctor or a male, but is somebody who has made a major contribution to men's health.

AMA Youth Health Award

The AMA Youth Health Award goes to a young person between 15-27 years who does not have to be an AMA member or doctor, but has made an outstanding contribution to youth health in Australia.

The selection criteria for each award can be found at https://ama.com.au/article/ama-awards-2015

The closing date of nominations is Wednesday 22 April 2015. Nominations can be emailed to ama@ama.com.au or you can call 02 6270 5400 for more information.
For more information about the AMA National Conference 2015 visit https://ama.com.au/nationalconference

 


20 April 2015

 

CONTACT:        John Flannery                     02 6270 5477 / 0419 494 761


Published: 20 Apr 2015