2017 Doctors' in Training Awards

25-Aug-2017
     

 


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2017 Doctors-in-Training Awards

Nominations for the 2017 Doctors-in-Training Awards close soon and you are running out of time to nominate someone in one of our four categories:

  • JMO of the Year
  • Registrar of the Year
  • Teacher of the Year
  • DIT Manager of the Year

You can nominate online at the AMA (NSW) website. Nominations can be saved partway through to resume and complete later and you can upload supporting documents when you make your nomination.

Please contact Evangelie Polyzos if you require additional information.

In this category we are looking for doctors who:

  • have excellent clinical skills
  • have demonstrated non-clinical professional excellence (e.g. advocacy, mentoring, support provided to colleagues)
  • have made significant contributions to prevocational medical education and training
  • do extra-curricular work and display non-clinical professional excellence
  • provide support to their colleagues
  • and live up to the Health Minister's CORE values

2016 JMO of the Year, Dr Hannah Kempton, was recognised as a dedicated leader, a highly effective mentor and a passionate advocate for empowering others.

Nominations for this award are open to doctors who are PGY1 or PGY2 in 2017.

Dr Hannah Kempton

In this category we are looking for doctors who:

  • have excellent clinical skills
  • have demonstrated non-clinical professional excellence (e.g. advocacy, mentoring, support provided to colleagues)
  • have made significant contributions to prevocational medical education and training
  • do extra-curricular work and display non-clinical professional excellence
  • provide support to their colleagues
  • and live up to the Health Minister's CORE values

2016 Registrar of the Year, Dr Supuni Kapurubandara, was recognised for her incredible hard work and dedication, as well as her surgical competence.

Dr Kapurubandara is also noted for her compassion and kindness towards patients.

Nominations for this award are open to doctors who are registrars in 2017.

Dr Supuni Kapurubandara

In this category we are looking for doctors who:

  • have excellent teaching skills and knowledge
  • are respected by doctors-in-training and other colleagues

2016 Teacher of the Year, Dr Bethan Richards, embodies these traits.

Dr Richards' mentorship provides trainees with career advice and professional qualities that go well beyond examination preparation. She has the rare ability to encourage people to perform and learn to their maximum ability.

Many describe her as having a commitment to high quality and safe patient care, a commitment to kindness and compassion, and a commitment to work life balance. She remains a role model for many junior doctors.

Dr Bethan Richards

In this category we are looking for managers who:

  • Evidence of compassion, support, fairness and diligence
  • Support from Doctors in Training, JMOs, Managers and Senior Medical Staff

To qualify the nominee must:

  • be a non-clinical administrator or manager
  • be the liaison between JMOs/DITs, senior clinicians and administrators
  • be responsible for rostering (inclusion of evening, overnight, and weekend)
  • assign and collate term allocations
  • be responsible for overseeing the training, education, wellbeing and provide pastoral care to JMOs/DITs (inclusion of JMO Managers, BPT Managers, Surgical Skills Managers)

2016 DIT Manager of the Year, Jessica Moore, was recognised for being sympathetic, fair, motivating, and endlessly supportive.

Jessica Moore

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