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Distinguished Graduate Award

The President and Committee of the Association of Graduates invite nominations for the next recipient of the Distinguished Graduate Award

Established in 1988 by the Association of Graduates, the Distinguished Graduate Award recognises an RCSI Alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of healthcare through education, research, humanitarian aid or patient care.

Do you know an RCSI Alumnus who is worthy of this accolade? If so, please nominate him/her online with this Distinguished Graduate Award Nomination Form. The Association of Graduates will carefully consider all nominations.

Previous Recipients

  • 1988 - Dr Pat O'Callaghan
  • 1989 - Dr Harry O'Flanagan
  • 1990 - Dr Victoria Coffey
  • 1991 - Mr John McAuliffe Curtin
  • 1992 - Dr Fergal Nally
  • 1994 - Mr Desmond Kneafsey
  • 1995 - Dr Jack Preger
  • 1996 - Professor W.A.L. MacGowan
  • 2002 - Dr J. Vincent Coyle
  • 2006 - Mr Hy Browne
  • 2008 - Professor Eoin T. O'Brien
  • 2009 - Professor Lord Ara Darzi
  • 2010 - Mr Peter McLean (Posthumously)