Peter Disler Award for Rehabilitation Medicine

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


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.)


$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.


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.


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.


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More information

The annual Aged Care Prize viva exam comprises of -


2020 - George He, Subhashaan Sreedharan

2019 - Justin Verrocchi

2018 - Michelle Vicenzino

2017 - Lucy McPhate

Scholarship Management


Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences


Medical School

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