Nominations are now open for the 2018 AMA Public Health Awards

8 Mar 2018

The AMA Public Health Awards provide well-deserved recognition of the extraordinary contribution doctors and associated health groups make to health care and public health.


The 2017 AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award was presented to Dr Denis Lennox for his significant contribution to the advancement in the training of rural general practitioners and specialist generalists.

The 2017 AMA Woman in Medicine Award was awarded to Dr Genevieve Goulding for her continued commitment to, and support of, her specialty, peers, patients and the broader community, and her significant contribution to advocacy, workforce, and medical leadership. (Dr Elizabeth Feeney accepting the award on behalf of Dr Genevieve Goulding).

In 2018, nominations are sought for awards in the following categories:

  • AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award
  • Woman in Medicine Award

A full description of the criteria for nominations, and information on how to nominate, is available here.

Please read the criteria for each award thoroughly, and ensure that your nomination clearly states which category you are putting the nominee forward for.

Nominations, including all required documentation, should be submitted electronically to The closing date for receipt of nominations for each award is COB Monday 23 April 2018.