Research Awards

The following prizes are awarded at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM):

John Ham Medal

This Medal is awarded for the Best Paper presented at the GSA ASM by a General Surgery Trainee or a General Surgeon (Provisional Fellow) in a clinical post who submits an abstract based on research undertaken during current or previous research towards a higher degree (including Masters or PhD research). Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons precludes eligibility for the John Ham Medal.

The prize includes the John Ham Medal and up to $2,500 towards attendance at the RACS ASC. Click here to download the John Ham Medal Policy.

Noel Newton Prize

Awarded for the Best Paper presented at the GSA ASM by a General Surgery Trainee. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons precludes eligibility for the Noel Newton Award.

The prize includes the Noel Newton Medal and up to $5,000 towards attendance at the ASGBI Annual Congress. Click here to download the Noel Newton Prize Policy.

GSA Research Award

Awarded to the Best Research Paper presented at the GSA ASM by a member of any one of the following groups who is involved in full time clinical practice:

  • General Surgical Trainees
  • International Medical Graduates
  • Non-accredited Registrars
  • Interns/PGY2
  • Medical Students

The prize includes a medal and up to $2,500 towards attendance at the RACS ASC. Click here to download the GSA Research Award Policy.

Hernia Prize

Awarded to the best scientific research paper by a Trainee in the area of Hernia Surgery. The prize is valued at $500.
Proudly sponsored by: The NSW & ACT Hernia Study Group

CICD/ISDS Prize

Awarded to the best original scientific paper presented in the area of Gastrointestinal Surgery. The prize is valued at $500.
Proudly sponsored by: The Australian Chapter of CICD/ISDS.

GSA Poster Award

Awarded to the best original scientific poster.  This prize is valued at $500 .

Abstract Submission

To submit an Abstract for consideration for presentation at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, please visit the dedicated meeting website.

 
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