Nominees must be:
- an emergency department located in Australia or New Zealand;
- an individual ACEM members and trainees; or
- a group comprised of ACEM members and trainees, not necessarily of the same emergency department.
For the purposes of this award, College member includes those defined in the ACEM Membership Regulations as being ‘members’ of the College, and any external person serving on any College entity. Trainee for the purposes of this policy, means trainees enrolled in and undertaking an ACEM training program, including the FACEM Training Program, as well as the Emergency Medicine Certificate and Emergency Medicine Diploma trainees, and Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) undertaking College requirements for the purpose of attaining eligibility for election to Fellowship of the College.
Who can submit?
To be eligible to submit a nomination for the award, the nominator and/or seconder must be an ACEM member or a trainee who is of good standing with the College.
Senior hospital administrators, senior nursing staff employed in an emergency department and medical practitioners who are not members of ACEM may also make a nomination, provided the seconder is an ACEM member or trainee enrolled in an ACEM Training Program, who is of good standing with the College.
Nominees cannot self-nominate for a group or individual award.