to all our 2023 ASM Award Winners.

Please explore below the individual awards, previous recipient history and the winning presentations.

Sid Yarrow Award

Founded in 1993, this award was named to recognise the outstanding contribution of Sid Yarrow to the perfusion profession over his long career. It is awarded to a student member of the Society who has made the best presentation at its Annual Scientific Meeting. The purpose is to encourage high standards of professional activity and educational development in perfusion students. The award takes the form of a grant of funds to assist in costs associated with the recipient visiting cardiac centres in Australasia or overseas to further perfusion education.
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Terumo Award

Since 1990 the Terumo Corporation has committed funds to recognise and encourage the growing professionalism of Australasian perfusionists. Initially awarded for the best paper published in the Society Journal, since 1992 it has recognised the best scientific paper presented by a clinical perfusionist at the ANZCP Annual Scientific Meeting. The winner is decided by a panel of judges (ANZCP full members) who take into account original content, scientific accuracy, conclusions and overall presentation. The award is open to full members of the ANZCP. The Terumo Award is in recognition of the best scientific or clinical paper presented by a full ANZCP member.
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Encouragement Award

Founded in 1997 to encourage the scientific development of Australasian perfusionists, this award is made for an especially meritorious presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting. The award provides funds to assist the recipient to attend a local or overseas meeting or to visit and learn from leading cardiac units.
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ANZCP Meritorious Award

The purpose of the ANZCP sponsored Meritorious Award is to acknowledge presentations of excellence and which are considered to be sufficiently meritorious.
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ANZBP Scholarship Award

The ANZBP Scholarship Award is given to the student who achieves the highest mark in the ANZBP Certification Exam.
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Gazette Awards

Awarded by the Editorial Committee for outstanding contribution to the Gazette.
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This scholarship is awarded via application to a member of the ANZCP. The scholarship provides travel funding to gain experience on an Open Heart International Mission.
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Awards Judging Criteria

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