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RANZCO Awards Categories

The College grants awards on a state and federal level, these include:

Honorary Fellowship

Definition: For other than Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contribution and/or distinguished and eminent service to ophthalmology beyond the expectations of the person’s particular responsibilities.

College Medal

Definition: Recognition of their outstanding service to the College and the substantial and influential contribution the award recipient has made to the College.

Criteria: Must have a direct link with the College as either a Member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College.

Distinguished Service Medal

Definition: Contributions to the College, Ophthalmology or Community that exhibit such exceptional devotion of time, effort, thought, and action as to set them apart from other contributions.

Criteria: For this award it is not necessary to have a direct link with the College as either a Member of the College.

Branch Meritorious Service Award

Definition: The Meritorious Service Award is given to individuals for outstanding service deserving of local level recognition. Nominees should be individuals who have demonstrated evidence of significant services publicly, academically, voluntarily or philanthropically; have provided services to the College/Ophthalmology/Community; have longevity of commitment and/or service; and/or diversity – culturally and/or discipline.

Criteria: Must have direct link with the College either as a member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College. The Branch Chair must be one of the nominators.

Federal Meritorious Service Award

Definition: The Meritorious Service Award is given to individuals for outstanding service deserving of national level recognition. Nominees should be individuals who have demonstrated evidence of significant services publicly, academically, voluntarily or philanthropically; have provided services to the College/Ophthalmology/Community; have longevity of commitment and/or service; and/or diversity – culturally and/or discipline.

Criteria: Must have direct link with the College either a a member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College.

Service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, New Zealand Māori and Paciific Islander Peoples Award

Definition: Recognition of their outstanding service to the College, Ophthalmology or Community in areas of indigenous eye care, in either Australia or New Zealand only. Or recognition of the mentoring of Indigenous doctors or medical students.

Criteria: Must have a direct link to the College either as a Member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College. The award nominations will initially be assessed by the RANZCO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee or Māori Pasifika Health Committee.

Service to International Development Award

Definition: Recognition of their outstanding service to the College, Ophthalmology or Community in areas of international development in relation to eye care, excluding Australia or New Zealand, but with a focus on the Asian and Pacific regions.

Criteria: Must have a direct link to the College either as a Member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College. The Award nominations will initially be assessed by the RANZCO International Development Committee.

Certificate of Appreciation

Definition: Any services or act of a responsible kind which stands as an example to others or warrants recognition.

Criteria: Must have direct link with the College either as a member of the College or has made an outstanding contribution to the College. The service or act must be clearly identified in nomination.

 

Last updated: July 19, 2019

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