The Dr Charlotte Hespe research of the year award is presented to a registrar (academic or non-academic) who has conducted research or a project during training that is considered most outstanding.
2017 Dr Bosco Wu
Bosco has been completing his academic post with the Australian National University – Academic Unit of General Practice, his complex qualitative research is exploring and understanding how empathy develops through medical training and how the practice of empathy in the clinical environment may be protective or a risk factor for emotional fatigue and burnout in GP registrars.
2016 Dr Su-Yin Yeong
Dr Su-Yin Yeong is currently in her GPT2 term at Hunts Avenue Medical Practice in Eastwood and MyHealth Medical Centre in Meadowbank. Su has a keen interest in women’s health, children’s health and chronic disease. She also has an interest in academia and research. Recently Su wrote a research project titled ‘Rubella immunity and screening in women of childbearing age in Sydney general practice’ during her GP term with Dr Fiona Millard. They also gave a presentation together on ‘Registrar research for supervisors – Embracing registrar ideas/research’ at General Practice Training and Education Conference (GPTEC) at the Gold Coast this year. Su won the RACGP PWH Grieve Memorial Award which is designed to support a plan of study in medical education for a general practitioner or for research in general practice.