Congratulations to Professor Vanessa McDonald for being awarded the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand’s “50th Anniversary Medal for Education and Training”
The 50th Anniversary Medal is awarded for recognition of outstanding contributions to respiratory education and training in New Zealand or Australia.
The award recognises an individual who has demonstrated sustained excellence in education and training. This includes formal and informal teaching within a university, hospital or other health care setting; curriculum development at an undergraduate or postgraduate level; using research to enhance the efficacy of educational activities; career mentoring of junior members of the Society; integration of teaching into clinical practice; or advocacy on behalf of medical education as applied to respiratory medicine.
Congratulations Professor McDonald!