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Medical student picks up top state award

Fifth-year medical student Niamh Crocker has been recognised with a prestigious state award.

The Rural Doctors Association of Tasmania (RDAT) awarded Niamh (pictured) with the RDAT’s Medical Student for 2021.

Niamh recently a clinical placement in Scottsdale for four weeks. Dr Natalie Burch, practice’s supervising doctor, said Niamh was an incredible asset to the practice, showing initiative in all aspects of clinical work, engaging well with clinical staff and patients, and always endeavouring to improve her knowledge base.

RDAT President Dr Eve Merfield congratulated Niamh and other recipients who were part of this year’s RDAT’s award program including Drs Camilla Byrne and Andrew Grove (joint recipients of the Rural Doctor of the Year Award 2021), and Dr Norhalisa (Lisa) Termidzi (Doctor-in-Training for 2021).

Published on: 26 May 2021 1:37pm