Established in 2013, the VCRN Career Recognition Award is a BioMedVic initiative to identify and honour individuals with an outstanding record in patient-based research and clinical work and who are regarded as having had substantial influence on peers, colleagues, patients and the next generation of clinician researchers.
The nominee’s achievement may include industry sponsored and/or investigator-initiated clinical studies and, importantly, supervision and mentoring of other clinical researchers. It must have had demonstrable positive impact on the healthcare system through practice, quality and/or policy and significant influence on a large number of peers and colleagues.
The award comprises a trophy, which will be bestowed at a special ceremony hosted BioMedVic. The recipient will be invited to give a reflection on their career and achievements to the audience attending the event.
Individual, clinician researchers who are affiliated with a BioMedVic member organisation and who work in a Victorian public or private hospital and/or in a research organisation in Victoria are eligible for nomination.
Documentation to demonstrate the nominee’s achievements must be provided and should include:
- A Letter of Nomination for this award (max. 1 A4 page) describing the nominee’s work and how it has impacted on health care, quality, policy, education and training and had significant influence on a large number of peers and colleagues. Please provide specific reasons and/or examples of why the nominee is deserving of the award.
- Supporting Documentation, which can be the nominee’s resume and/or a summary of the nominee’s accomplishments (max. 10 A4 pages).
All nominations will be reviewed by a committee convened by BioMedVic, that may also seek input from others.
To nominate an individual, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org attaching a Letter of Nomination and Supporting Documentation.
Nominations are now closed.
For further information please contact Núria Saladié at email@example.com.
VCRN Career Recognition Award past recipients
2018 – Professor Rinaldo Bellomo AO
2017 – Professor Monica Slavin
2016 – Professor Leonard Harrison
2014 – Professor Euan Wallace, AM
2013 – Professor George Jerums, AM