AMA Doctor in Training of the Year Award: Call for Nominations

1 Apr 2016

This year the AMA is introducing an AMA Doctor in Training of the Year Award to celebrate the accomplishments of a doctor in training in leadership and advocacy and will be awarded at the AMA Leadership Development Dinner. The AMA Leadership Development Dinner will be held in Canberra on 27 May 2016 in conjunction with AMA National Conference. 

The AMA is committed to fostering the next generation of Australia’s medical leaders. This award recognises outstanding achievement in leadership and advocacy and encourages further development of leadership skills. The award recipient will be given a place in the AMA Future Leaders Program.

So what are we looking for?

This prestigious award will be awarded to a doctor in training who has made an outstanding contribution to leadership and advocacy in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Quality of care
  2. Medical research
  3. Teaching and education
  4. Public health
  5. Doctor’s wellbeing
  6. Community service
  7. Humanitarian issues
  8. Philanthropy to a cause

Award nomination information

  • All nominees must be AMA members.
  • Nominations for this award may only be made by a member of the AMA.

Nominations for the award must include:

  • a personal statement by the nominator describing the merit of the nominee in relation to the criteria for the relevant award;
  • a current Curriculum Vitae for the nominee; and
  • any additional supporting documentation relevant to the nomination.

Submission of nominations electronically is preferred. Nominations, including all required documentation, should be emailed to

Alternatively, they may be mailed to:

‘2016 AMA DiT of the Year Award’

General Practice, Legal Services and Workplace Policy Department

Australian Medical Association

PO Box 6090


The closing date for receipt of nominations for the award is COB Friday 29 April 2016.