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The 2022 AMA (WA) Award winners have been announced!

The 2022 award winners were announced at the Gala Ball at Crown Perth during MEDCON22, the AMA (WA)’s medical conference.

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Also known as the Camille Michener Legacy Award, this award recognises the significant and outstanding contribution of a Western Australian junior doctor in the areas of teaching and education, leadership and advocacy, and doctors’ wellbeing and community service. Nominations for 2022 have now closed.

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This award honours doctors from any sector of the medical profession, who have made a significant contribution to medicine. The winner is presented with a fine bronze bust of Hippocrates, commonly referred to as “the Hippo”. Nominations for 2022 have now closed.

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Each year the AMA (WA) President selects a recipient from the wider community for this award. The award goes to a non-doctor who has made an outstanding contribution to health and deserves to be acknowledged.

Winners of the 2022 AMA (WA) Awards

Congratulations to Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)

Dr Ashwita Siri Vanga was named the 2022 AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award). Dr Vanga is the Junior International Medical Graduates representative with the Doctors’ Health Advisory Service Western Australia, a board member with Child in Need Institute, was President of the Indian Medical Association – Students’ Wing Delhi Chapter during her third year of undergraduate studies in India, and has led coronavirus awareness initiatives as Program Head (Community Outreach and Innovation) for Aaroogya Foundation.

 

Dr Scott BlackwellCongratulations to the winner of the Hippocrates Award

Dr Scott Blackwell received the prestigious AMA (WA) Hippocrates Award. Dr Blackwell was honoured for his leadership and ongoing dedication to the medical profession. He has served the community as a General Practitioner, was a long-term member of Silver Chain’s Community Palliative Care service, and established Collaborative Primary Health Care WA. Dr Blackwell was part of the Ministerial Expert Panel for the Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) legislation and chaired the VAD Implementation Leadership Team. He is the current Chair of the VAD Board and has previously held the positions of President of Palliative Care WA and Palliative Care Australia, and President of AMA (WA).

 

 

Ms Vicki O'DonnellCongratulations to the winner of the President’s Award

Ms Vicki O’Donnell OAM was awarded the prestigious President’s Award for her outstanding commitment to Aboriginal health. A Nyikina Aboriginal woman from Derby, Ms O’Donnell is the former CEO of Derby Aboriginal Health Service and current CEO of Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services. She has been a board member of the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia for more than 16 years and Chairperson over a period of nine years. Ms O’Donnell is also Chairperson of the Western Australian Aboriginal Health Ethics Committee, and an advisor on numerous state and federal ministerial committees involved in Aboriginal health issues, including an appointment to the Western Australian Aboriginal Advisory Council.

 

 

 

 

2021 Award Winners

  • Dr Dean Choong – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Professor Meredith Borland and Professor Mark Khangure – Joint winners of the AMA (WA) Hippocrates Award
  • Norman Swan – AMA (WA) President’s award

2020 Award Winners

  • Dr Vaanitha Manickavasagar – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • GP Dr Olga Ward and fellow GP and Sports Medicine Physician Dr Rod Moore – Joint winners of the AMA (WA) Hippocrates Award
  • June Oscar AO – AMA (WA) President’s award

2019 Award Winners

  • Dr Katrina Calvert – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Professor John Newnham AM – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Health advocate and famed sportsman John Inverarity – AMA (WA) President’s award

2018 Award Winners

  • Dr Alison Soerensen – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Doug Bride – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Paul Boyatzis – AMA (WA) President’s award

2017 Award Winners

  • Dr Sarah Newman – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Stephen Wilson – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Karl O’Callaghan – AMA (WA) President’s award

2016 Award Winners

  • Dr Melita Cirillo – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Max Kamien – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Ted Wilkes – AMA (WA) President’s award

2015 Award Winners

  • Dr John Zorbas – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Kingsley Faulkner– AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Bryant Stokes – AMA (WA) President’s award

2014 Award Winners

  • Dr John Van Bockxmeer – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Ian Constable – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Fred Chaney – AMA (WA) President’s award

2013 Award Winners

  • Dr Dror Maor – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Alex Cohen & Michael McCall– AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) President’s award

2012 Award Winners

  • Dr Ruth Blackham – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Tony House– AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Andrew Forrest – AMA (WA) President’s award

2011 Award Winners

  • Dr Marcus Dabner – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Marcus Atlas– AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Malcolm McCusker– AMA (WA) President’s award

2010 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Bruce William Stanley Robinson &  Ian Valentine Lishman – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) President’s award

2009 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) President’s award

2008 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Bryant Stokes – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Peter Forbes – AMA (WA) President’s award

2007 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Anthony J McCartney & Timothy Keenan – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Jack Bendat – AMA (WA) President’s award

2006 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Lawrence Beilin, Michael Quinlan & Rosanna Capolingua – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Mike Daube – AMA (WA) President’s award

2005 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • No winner announced for the AMA (WA) President’s award

2004 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Frank Burdon Webb &  John Gosilo Radunovich – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Peter Tannock – AMA (WA) President’s award

2003 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Fiona Melanie Wood – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Keith Wilson – AMA (WA) President’s award

2002 Award Winners

  • Dr James Anderson – AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award)
  • Warwick Ruse – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards
  • Eric Heenan – AMA (WA) President’s award

2001 Award Winners

  • David Watson – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

2000 Award Winners

  • Con Michael & Geoffrey Malcolm Clarke – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1999 Award Winners

  • Alexander George O’Neil – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1998 Award Winners

  • Peter John Graham & Turab Chakera – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1997 Award Winners

  • Michael Jones & Pam Quartermass – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1996 Award Winners

  • Ken Fitch &– AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1995 Award Winners

  • Barry Marshall, Ken Collin & Robin Warren – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards

1994 Award Winners

  • Mick Tiller & Richard Joske – AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards