APPA EXCELLENCE AWARDS

PURPOSE​

  • APPA is the representative association for Medical Affairs in Australia dedicated to promoting excellence in pharmaceutical medicine through professional development, networking, and advocacy.
  • The awards recognise excellence within medical affairs key roles
  • The awards will promote best practice sharing, and recognise and celebrate success in medical affairs in Australia 
  • There are currently no dedicated medical affairs awards programs in Australia.

Who is eligible to enter?

MSL of the year award

APPA members currently in the role of Senior MSL or MSL and have been in the role for at least 1 year

Medical Affairs professional of the year award

APPA members in any medical affairs role*, except Senior MSL or MSL, and have been in the current role for at least 1 year

*Medical affairs roles include MSL Manager, Medical Advisor, Medical Manager, Medical Director, Associate Medical Director. If you are in a role in medical affairs that isn’t noted here, you can still submit your nomination for consideration

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria – MSL

  • Describe how you impact the quality use of medicines and patient outcomes in your role – 25%.
  • Describe how you develop and execute medical affairs strategy in your role – 20%
  • Describe how you make an impact through excellence in teamwork / cross-functional collaboration in your role – 20%
  • Describe an example of leadership in your role – 20%
  • Describe how you contribute to society beyond your role – 15%

Word limit: 500

Assessment criteria – MSL

  • Describe how you impact the quality use of medicines and patient outcomes in your role – 25%
  • Describe how you develop and execute medical affairs strategy in your role – 20%
  • Describe how you make an impact through excellence in teamwork / cross-functional collaboration in your role – 20%
  • Describe an example of leadership in your role – 20%
  • Describe how you contribute to society beyond your role – 15%

Word limit: 500

Who can nominate?

  • Any APPA member can nominate any other APPA member including themselves
  • All nominators require the support from the line manager of the nominee
  • Can I nominate myself? Yes
  • Can I nominate a team? No, these are individual awards
  • Can I nominate more than one person? Yes, please submit a form for each nomination

Nomination form

Fields marked with an * are required


    Nomination for*

    Has support for the nomination been agreed with nominee’s manager?

    The form will only be submitted if nomination agreed with nominee’s manager

    (All nominators require the support from the line manager of the nominee)

    Are both nominee and nominator APPA members?*

    The form will only be submitted if nominee and nominator are APPA members.

    (Please note that only APPA members can nominate and be nominated – please click on the “join” button if not an APPA member prior to submission)

    (Please complete using the entry criteria above)

    Upload a Word doc or PDF file of your entry criteria with no more than 500 words.


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