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In 2018, eligible presentations will be considered for the following awards and prizes:

JOHN HAM MEDAL
Awarded to the best paper presented by any one of the following who submits an abstract based on research undertaken during current or previous research towards a higher degree (including Masters or PhD research):

  • General Surgery SET Trainee
  • *General Surgeon (Provisional Fellow) in a clinical post

The prize includes the John Ham Medal and up to $2,500 to be used towards attendance at either the 2019 OR 2020 RACS ASC.

*Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons precludes eligibility

NOEL NEWTON MEDAL
Awarded to the best paper presented by any one of the following who are involved in full-time clinical practice:

  • General Surgery SET Trainees
  • International Medical Graduates
  • Non-accredited Registrars
  • Interns/PGY2
  • Medical Students

The prize includes the Noel Newton Medal and up to $5,000 to be used towards attendance at either the 2019 OR 2020 ASGBI Annual Congress.

GSA RESEARCH AWARD
Awarded to the best research paper presented by any one of the following who are involved in full time clinical practice:

  • General Surgical Trainees
  • International Medical Graduates
  • Non-accredited Registrars
  • Interns/PGY2
  • Medical Students

The prize includes the GSA Research Award Certificate and up to $2,500 to be used towards attendance at the 2019 OR 2020 RACS ASC.

HERNIA AWARD
Awarded to the best scientific research paper presented in the area of Hernia Surgery valued at $500. This award is proudly sponsored by the NSW and ACT Hernia Study Group.

AUSTRALIAN CHAPTER CICD/ISDS PRIZE
Awarded to the best original scientific paper presented in the area of Gastrointestinal Surgery. This prize is valued at $500 and is proudly sponsored by The Australian Chapter of CICD/ISDS

GSA POSTER AWARD
Awarded to the best original scientific poster. This prize is valued at $500