2017.2 – Dr Jacob Mackenzie, South Australia
2018.1 – Dr Hiba Gundru, Queensland
Dr Montague Kent-Hughes (1906–1976) was a founding Fellow of the RACGP and was a renowned and distinguished educator.
Recipient of the RACGP Rose-Hunt Award in 1975, Dr Kent-Hughes served as RACGP President in 1968–1970, was Chair of the RACGP Victoria Faculty Board in 1956–1960, a Council member in 1958–1975 and Chair of its Education Committee in 1960–1966.
In 1967, Dr Kent-Hughes organised the first RACGP examination and until his passing in 1976, loyally encouraged its development. In 1972, Dr Kent-Hughes became the first President of WONCA, a position he held until 1974.
Following his passing in 1976, a medal was established to commemorate his life and service to the RACGP and to medical education. This is awarded to the RACGP examination candidate who achieves the highest score in the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) within Australia.