TSANZ Awards by Nomination

Now receiving nominations - closing date for nominations: Thursday 24th November 2016

This group of awards are presented to TSANZ members as acknowledgment of the recipients' outstanding contributions in research, education or the respiratory health sector as a whole.These awards are presented during the ASM.


The Research Medal

Now receiving nominations - closing date for nominations: Thursday 24th November 2016

How to apply

About

The Research Medal may be awarded each year in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge in respiratory medicine or science carried out primarily in Australia or New Zealand. The award recognises an individual who has demonstrated sustained excellence in their field of research.

Candidates

The Research Medal is open to all financial members of TSANZ including Associate members. Candidates for this medal are put forward by nomination only.

Recipient

The successful candidate will be invited to present a summary of his/her work at the TSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting. An official notification letter from the President of TSANZ will be sent to the successful candidate. He/she will also be presented with an engraved Research Medal during the speech of acceptance.

The Society Medal

Now receiving nominations - closing date for nominations: Thursday 24th November 2016

How to apply

About

The Society Medal was conceived as an acknowledgment of excellence in fields other than research, i.e. for the advancement of the practice of thoracic medicine in its widest sense by outstanding teaching or advocacy. The inaugural Society Medal was presented at the annual dinner in Canberra in 1992 to Dr Maurice Joseph, who ably embodied the qualities envisaged by this senior prestigious award.

Candidates

The Society Medal is open to all financial members of TSANZ including Associate members. Candidates for this medal are put forward by nomination only.

Recipient

The successful candidate will be invited to accept the medal and deliver a speech at the TSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting. An official notification letter from the President of TSANZ will be sent to the successful candidate. He/she will also be presented with an engraved Society Medal during the speech of acceptance.

The 50th Anniversary Medal for Education and Training

Now receiving nominations - closing date for nominations: Thursday 24th November 2016

How to apply

About

The 50th Anniversary Medal is an award introduced in 2011 to mark the Society’s 50th Anniversary. The 50th Anniversary Medal may be awarded each year in recognition of outstanding contributions to respiratory education and training in New Zealand or Australia. The award recognises an individual who has demonstrated sustained excellence in education and training. This might take the form of formal and informal teaching within a university, hospital or other health care setting; curriculum development at an undergraduate or postgraduate level; using research to enhance the efficacy of educational activities; career mentoring of junior members of the Society; integration of teaching into clinical practice; or advocacy on behalf of medical education as applied to respiratory medicine.

Candidates

The 50th Anniversary Medal is open to all financial members of TSANZ including Associate members. Candidates for this medal are put forward by nomination only.

Recipient

The successful candidate will be invited to accept the medal and deliver a speech at the TSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting. An official notification letter from the President of TSANZ will be sent to the successful candidate. He/she will also be presented with an engraved 50th Anniversary Medal during the speech of acceptance.