Excellence in Clinical Reasoning Award

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Fund source
Non- Trust


The Excellence in Clinical Reasoning Award is offered to students with the best clinical case presentation.


This prize offers a one-off payment of $500.

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.


To be eligible for this prize students must:

  • be enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine and have completed 300 credit points
  • be undertaking clinical training at the Northern Clinical School


The prize will be offered to eligible students who are ranked highest by the selection panel based on their written patient case discussion and their understanding of the aetiology and pathophysiology of patient's medical condition and the proposed immediate, short- and longer-term plans.


Students must submit a written patient case discussion (maximum 1500 words) that demonstrates their clinical thinking. Shortlisted candidates will be required to present a long case to a selection panel.


Students must be available in October to present the long case component in person at the Northern Clinical School.

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Medical School