NSW State branch awards

Prizes and Awards Presented at the 2018 Graduation Ceremony

Stan Williams Young Leader Awards

The criteria for these awards are based on overall contribution to the College, evaluations from their placement organisations, consistent academic achievement and demonstration of commitment to the profession of Health Service Management.

1st Year Intern 2017: Kylie Dixon



Kylie is an outstanding emerging health leader across all aspects of the HMIP with exceptional grades in the first year of the Master of Health Administration. Kylie consistently receives positive feedback from her placement organisation, Mid North Coast Local health District, and is a valued leader amongst other Interns. 

2nd Year Intern 2017: Michaela Ward


Michaela has made significant contributions to the health sector and young leaders during the HMIP. She has achieved excellent grades in her final year of the Master of Health Administration. Michaela has received high praise from her placement organisations, Agency for Clinical Innovation, Clinical Excellence Commission and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District.  She is a highly respected leader amongst other Interns and colleagues with which she has worked. 

Placement Organisation of the Year 2017: Mid North Coast Local Health District



The criteria for Placement Organisation of the Year is based on how the placement provided for wide, varied and interesting experiences to extend the Interns understanding and knowledge. In addition, the level of commitment and support provided to the Interns by Senior Executive though opportunities and mentoring at the highest level.

Mid North Coast Local Health District has also demonstrated a long-term commitment to the NSW Health Management Internship Program by involvement in the selection and recruitment process and employing Interns for several years. They provide a structured and well supported development program for their Interns and the retention rate is extremely high, many former Interns now hold senior positions within the Organisation. It was with pleasure we welcomed Stewart Dowrick, Chief Executive and a former Health Management Intern, to the Graduation ceremony to receive this award.