AAAPC Annual Research Conference Most Distinguished Paper Award
In collaboration with the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) in the UK, the AAAPC offers an extra, international dimension to an outstanding paper submitted to the Annual Research Conference.
The AAAPC Distinguished Paper awardee is invited to present their paper in the UK at the SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting in the year following the Annual Research Conference. The awardee will receive a small bursary towards the expense of attending the Conference. The award brings together two leading membership bodies responsible for advancing primary care through research and education in Australia/New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
The AAAPC Committee selects a winner from the abstracts submitted for presentation at the Conference. The selected paper is presented during the Awards Plenary session at the AAAPC Annual Research Conference.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Dr Ruby Biezen for paper entitled 'Shared decision support for patients. An antimicrobial stewardship strategy to promote appropriate antibiotics use in primary care.'
|2021|| Dr Ruby Biezen, University of Melbourne|
|2020|| Prof Grant Russell, Monash University|
|2019|| Prof Danielle Mazza, Monash University|
| 2018|| Dr Victoria Palmer, University of Melbourne|
|2017|| Dr Penny Abbott, Western Sydney University|
|2016|| A/Prof John Furler, University of Melbourne|
|2015|| Dr Jennifer Walker, University of Melbourne|
| 2014 || Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith, University of Auckland|
|2013|| Dr Megan Elliot-Rudder, University of New South Wales|
|2012|| Prof Kelsey Hegarty, University of Melbourne|
|2011|| Prof Nicholas Zwar, University of New South Wales|
Dr Ross Bailie, Charles Darwin University
Dr Damin Si, University of Queensland
Prof Jon Emery, University of Western Australia
| 2009 || Prof Mark Nelson, University of Tasmania; Dr Caroline Laurence, University of Adelaide|
At the AAAPC Annual Research Conference, Australian Journal of Primary Health presents a prize for the Best Oral Paper relevant to the interests and scope of the journal.
The prize consists of a certificate and a year’s subscription to the journal (online). The winner(s) is offered free Open Access in the journal for an accepted, peer-reviewed article arising from the Best Oral Paper. Following the conference the prize winner(s) are promoted more widely through social media channels and on the AJPH website.
Papers accepted for oral presentation, focusing on those informing critical discussion on primary and community services integrating theory and practice, and using perspectives from a range of disciplines are eligible. Oral papers presented at the conference are assessed by the journal’s judging committee, comprising the Co-Editors-in-Chief, members of the Editorial Panel and their nominees.
The judging committee considers several criteria for the prize, including originality, rigour, relevance to primary and community health policy and practice, inclusion of relevant groups to the research, and quality of presentation.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Molly George for paper entitled 'How to undertake research with refugees: An experiential and fieldwork analysis of a 3-year refugee research programme in Southern NZ'.
In 2021 AAAPC sponsored a prize for the Best Paper delivered by an early career researcher, academic registrar or trainee at the Annual Research Conference.
The AAAPC Committee selects a winner from the abstracts submitted by early career authors for presentation at the Conference. The selected paper is presented during the Awards Plenary session at the Annual Research Conference.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Iona Bryson for paper entitled 'Remote self-management support intervention for type 2 diabetes: A systematic review'.
|2021|| Ms Iona Bryson|| University of Glasgow|
|2020|| Dr Fitriana Ekawati|| University of Melbourne|
|2019|| Dr Lauralie Richard|| University of Otago (Dunedin)|
This award supports early and mid-career researchers undertaking research translating evidence into practice.
The Award includes $1000 for research related purposes (e.g., attend conference, publication etc) to be used within 12 months.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Hankiz Dolan (University of Sydney) for paper entitled 'Adaptation of an encounter decision aid
on contraceptive methods for Chinese migrant women living in Australia'.
|2021|| Dr Hankiz Dolan|| University of Sydney|
|2020|| Dr Lesley Hawes|| Monash University|
From 2014 until 2018 the AAAPC sponsored a prize for Best Paper delivered by a First Time Presenter at the Primary Health Care Research Conference, hosted by the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service. If you were presenting a 15 minute paper for the first time at a Primary Health Care Research Conference you were eligible to be judged by the AAAPC research prize committee.
In 2020 the award was re-introduced at the AAAPC Annual Research Conference. In 2021 eligible First Time Presenters were judged by the ARC Prize Committee.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Aroub Lahham for paper entitled 'How do general practitioners perceive sedentary behaviour assessment and management in primary care in Australia? A qualitative study.'
Best Poster Prize
Each year delegates at the AAAPC Annual Research Conference are asked to vote for a poster to receive the Best Poster Prize.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Seren Ovington for poster entitled 'Experiences of Australian General
|2021|| Dr Seren Ovington|| Australian National University|
|2020|| Mr Pravik Solanki|| Monash University |
| 2019 |
Dr Katelyn Barnes
| Australian National University|
University of Melbourne
The North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG), in collaboration with AAAPC, provides an award to assist an AAAPC member to travel to and present their work at the NAPCRG annual meeting. The award consists of free registration for the conference. In order to apply you must be a financial member of the AAAPC.
To apply for the award please submit your abstract to NAPCRG and send a copy of your abstract as submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the prize.
A judging panel will be convened by the AAAPC Executive to decide the winner.
Congratulations to 2021 winner Abhir Nainani for presentation entitled 'Primary aldosteronism is not only common but crucial to detect as it could dramatically change how GPs assess and manage hypertension'.
|2021|| Mr Abhir Nainani|| Monash University|
|2020||Prof Grant Russell||Monash University|
|2019|| Prof Grant Russell|| Monash University|
|2018||Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith||University of Auckland|
|2017||Prof Grant Russell||Monash University|
|2016||Prof Ronny Gunnarsson||James Cook University|
|2015||A/Prof Clare Heal||James Cook University|