Deadline: 22 April 2016
Nominations are now open for the 2016 AMA Public Health Awards that provide well-deserved recognition of the extraordinary contribution doctors and associated health groups make to health care and public health.
- AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award: 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: for a member of the AMA who has made a major contribution to the medical profession.
- AMA Women’s Health Award: for 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: for 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: for 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 AMA supports the medical profession through a range of essential services including:
- protecting the academic, professional, and economic independence of medical practitioners
- protecting the wellbeing of medical practitioners
- promoting and advancing ethical behaviour of the medical profession
- protecting the integrity and independence of the doctor/patient relationship
- preserving and protecting the political, legal and industrial interests of medical practitioners
How to Apply
Interested applicants can submit their nominations electronically and email all documents at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit AMA 2016.