This award recognises exceptional leadership and recent achievements and promotes the pursuance of excellence in the delivery of health services in Australia. A nominee will be a member of the College and an outstanding leader who has made recent and exceptional contributions to the healthcare system. This leader will have a passion for excellence and demonstrate a tireless commitment to improving the system for the benefit of patients and those who work within it. He/she values innovation and is committed to developing partnerships and collaborative relationships. These leaders are notable as role models for our next generation of leaders and embody the core health system values.
Congratulations to Dr Mark Avery FCHSM, CHE, QLD winner of the 2021 Gold Medal Award
Life membership to the College is an Award and honour that is bestowed by the Board after a Branch Council nomination. Any Branch may nominate one member each year to be considered for the award of Life Member. The final decision is made by the Board of Directors and presentation is made to that member at the ACHSM Annual General Meeting. Retiree members are eligible for this award.
Congratulations to the Life Membership recipients for 2021
Emeritus Professor Anneke Fitzgerald, FCHSM, CHE, QLD
Emeritus Professor Sandra Leggat, VIC
Nominees' qualities include demonstration of the following:
Currently holding a key role in the health system and making a notable contribution to health services. This award provides recognition of this contribution. A nominee will have an outstanding reputation in the health system and will be supportive of the College and its objectives.
This year the following Honorary Fellowships have been bestowed upon:
Stewart Dowrick – Chief Executive, Mid North Coast Local Health District
This is the highest level of membership within the College. It demonstrates an ongoing commitment to excellence in health service management. Fellowship is gained by meeting the requirements set by the Board. The College would like to welcome the following members as new fellows of the College for 2021.
Adj Assoc Prof
Ming Wei Jeffrey
Dr Gershu Chandy
Edwin, Yiu Man
Bonnie, Ka Wing
Eris, Ching Man
Alan, Tsz Ho
Connie, Kit Fong
Henry, Chuen Choy
Cecilia, Tin Yan
Michele, Kwan Sheung
Ronald, Wai Chun
Lai Ching Lai Ching
Benny, Tsz Kit
Sharifa, Yuen Ping
The Ian Brand Prize - for the best grade point average in a Masters Course in Health Management conducted throughout Australia. This year's we have three winners and they are:
Emmanuel Nene Dei
The Anthony Suleau Prize - for the best grade point average in a Postgraduate diploma course in Health Management conducted throughout Australia. This year's winner is:
The Grace Suleau Prize - for the best grade point average in an Undergraduate diploma course in health management conducted throughout Australia. This year's winner is:
For more information on awards and prizes, please email Alison McCann, National Programs Support Manager, or call (02) 8753 5111.