Dr Lisa Walker from the Royal Melbourne Hospital Awarded Top Prize

How it works:

During their last year of specialist Emergency Medicine training, doctors must complete a final oral and written exam. Every exam, the highest scoring candidate from among hundreds across Australia and New Zealand, is awarded The Buchanan Prize.

Ask the expert:

Dr Alex Paspaliaris, who won the prize in 2001

“The Australasian Emergency Medicine training program is one of the hardest and most highly recognised in the world.”

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