The Jean Hailes Memorial Prize is presented to the best free communication or poster presentation by a current AMS member who is still within 10 years of having completed their tertiary degree. The presenter is to indicate their eligibility for this prize when submitting their abstract. The winner will receive a certificate of honour and AUD$500.
The Barbara Gross Award is presented to the best overall free communication or poster by a current AMS member. All free communications and posters presented at the Congress by a current AMS member will be entered for this award. The winner will receive a certificate of honour and AUD$1,000.
The Vivien Wallace Poster Prize is given to encourage delegates working in any area of medicine to submit a poster for inclusion in the 2016 Congress program. This is an annual award to the value of AUD$250.
Judges for the Congress Awards are appointed by the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee and there are two judges per room, with a prescribed scoring system.
The AMS Scientific Award is given to the most meritorious contribution to the field of menopause by an Australian or New Zealand investigator. This is an annual award based on a published/accepted paper in the past 12 months accepted and in press by 30 June 2016. The paper should be on a specific subject related to menopause. The winner will receive a certificate of honour and AUD$500.00. Applications for the Award should reach the AMS Secretariat by 30 September 2016.
Judges for the AMS Scientific Award are appointed by the Chair of the AMS Education Subcommittee.