NACCHO News alert : Announcing the RACP President’s Indigenous Congress Prize


APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday 5.00 p.m. AEDT, 26 February 2016.

In 2016, The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)  is offering the RACP President’s Indigenous Congress Prize to medical students, junior medical officers and physician trainees who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori descent.

The Prize will support attendance at the RACP Congress 2016, which will take place from 16 – 18 May in Adelaide, South Australia.

The purpose of this initiative is to:

  • Provide an educational opportunity • Network with peers and meeting influential healthcare professionals • Develop an awareness of career opportunities as a physician and the activities of the RACP • Raise awareness and initiatives undertaken by the RACP towards the Australian Federal Government’s Close the Gap – Indigenous Health Equality Summit (2008) • Support an understanding of the health of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples


  • Return economy airfares from your nearest capital city to Adelaide. • Accommodation at a hotel nominated by the Congress Managers (3 nights) • Full Trainee Registration (4 days) or Medical Student Registration (4 days)

Please visit the RACP Foundation website to access the application form and for information about the eligibility and requirements.


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