Rural Registrar of the Year award

About the Rural Registrar of the Year award

The Rural Registrar of the Year award recognises an exceptional general practice registrar who demonstrates a commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of communities in rural or remote Australia.

The 'Rural Registrar of the Year' award includes:

  • registration to attend the College's annual conference GP18
  • return economy flight to the Gold Coast to attend the annual conference for the recipient
  • accommodation (including breakfast) for two nights
  • an invitation to attend the RACGP National Faculties Evening held on Friday 12 October 2018.

The recipient will also be acknowledged at the RACGP Rural Annual Member meeting, at a date and venue to be confirmed.

A nominee must be a general practice registrar who is currently enrolled in the Fellowship in Advanced Rural General Practice through a regional training provider (RTP).

The nominee must have:

  • demonstrated commitment to rural general practice
  • demonstrated commitment to learning and developing as a rural GP
  • evidence of service to rural patients
  • evidence of commitment and service to the rural practice in which they work
  • evidence of service to the rural community in which they practice or have practised.

The Rural Registrar of the Year can be nominated and seconded by any of the following; a general practice supervisor, a medical educator, a staff member of a regional training provider, or a RACGP member.

2017 winner

The winner of the 2017 Rural Registrar of the year award was Dr Cassie Rickard. Based in Warragul, Victoria, Dr Rickard was commended for her commitment and dedication to her patients and community, as well as her enthusiasm for quality improvement projects.

Nominations are closed for 2018.

Past award recipients

2018 Dr Kate Fox

2017 Dr Cassie Rickard

2016 Dr Fintan Andrews

2015 Dr Hannah Visser

2014 Dr Sam Gubicak

2013 Dr David Chessor

2012 Dr Angus McDonnell

2011 Dr Medhi Sanati Pour

2010 Dr Aileen Traves and Dr Nicola Patching

2009 Dr Sarah-Jane McEwan

2008 Dr Ingeborg Shea

2007 Dr Clare Willix

2006 Dr Jennifer Allen

2005 Dr Vicki Westoby

Related documents

 Rural Registrar of the Year Award 2018 (PDF 919 KB)