Peter Disler Award for Rehabilitation Medicine

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Category
Prize
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Origin
Association Donation
Fund source
Non- Trust

About

This prize is named after Peter Disler, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Melbourne from 1993. In his time at Melbourne he was a pioneer in developing a rehabilitation curriculum for medical students, and was a charismatic, enthusiastic and inspiring mentor and teacher. Sponsored by the RMSANZ Rehabilitation Society.

(Previously sponsored by the Rehab Specialists at Melbourne Health. Formerly known as the Rehabilitation Medicine Prize.)

Benefits

$400 and a year's membership to RMSANZ

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.

Eligibility

Awarded to the student who is regarded by all the members of the viva examining panel as having given the best answer to the Rehabilitation Medicine Prize question in the Aged Care Prize viva exam.

Selection

This prize is awarded as part of the Aged Care Prize viva exam.

Eligible Doctor of Medicine students will be invited to participate in their fourth year based on their Aged Care term results from Principles of Clinical Practice 3.

Enquiries

Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

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More information

The annual Aged Care Prize viva exam comprises of -

Recipient

2019 - Justin Verrocchi

2018 - Michelle Vicenzino

2017 - Lucy McPhate

Scholarship Management

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

School

Medical School

Department / Centre