Adrian Johnson Memorial Prize

Adrian Johnson Memorial Prize

Type: Trainee Grant

For: Best paper or publication in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology by a College trainee as a lead author in a calendar year.

Who’s Eligible: College Trainees

Amount: Up to $3,000

Awarded: The Editor-in-Chief of the journal and the Chief Censor make a recommendation to College each year in early February.

About the Grant:

The Adrian Johnson Memorial Prize has been established to commemorate the late Dr Adrian Johnson, the inaugural Editor of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology. This prize is awarded for the best paper or publication in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology by a College trainee in a calendar year. The committee determining the winner comprises the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal and the Chief Censor.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  1. The first listed author must have the work submitted or accepted for publication in a year in which they are in an accredited training program of the Australasian College of Dermatologists or on approved leave from such a program. Co-first authorship is not accepted.
  2. All forms of articles can be considered.
  3. The emphasis should be on originality with a message of importance. Quality of the submission will also be considered.
  4. One prize is awarded from articles published in each volume of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.

The Award:

  1. A prize will be presented at the College Annual Scientific Meeting in recognition of the prestige of the prize.
  2. Only the trainee, or their representative, will be invited onto the stage to receive the award.
  3. The award will consist of:
    • Free registration at the Annual Scientific Meeting of College at which the award is presented.
    • Twelve month Synergy subscription to the British Journal of Dermatology as long as Wiley Blackwell
    • Publishing remain the publisher of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.
    • $200 book voucher from Wiley Blackwell Publishing as long as they remain the publisher of the Australasian Journal of Dermatology.
  1. The Journal will publish a paragraph congratulating the authors.
  2. The Journal will publicise the award.

The prize may not be awarded if an article of suitable standard has not been published in the volume.


Past Recipients:               

Recipients
2015 Dr Emma Mooney
2014  Dr Deshan Sebaratnam
2013 Dr Nicholas Stewart
2012 Dr Shyamalar Gunatheesan
2011 Dr Erin McMeniman
2010 Dr Sally De Zwaan; Dr Saxon Smith
2009 Dr Paul Cherian
2008 Dr Emma Haverhoek
2007 Dr Timothy Rutherford
2006 Dr Yee Jen Tai
2005 Dr Basit Mirza