Fellowship Through Distinction

Distinction and honorary grades of Membership and Fellowship

Election to Membership or Fellowship of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM) via through distinction or Honorary routes is the ACTM’s way of recognising those who have made a significant or exceptional contribution to one or more of the following areas:

  • Science, literature or practice of tropical medicine or a related area
  • Raising the profile of tropical medicine or a related area
  • The work of ACTM itself.

Two existing Fellows of the ACTM need to nominate every candidate through distinction or Honorary Membership or Fellowship. Nominations are submitted annually, normally by the 31st of March and the 31st of the October each year. The results are normally announced once the nominations have been reviewed.

Guidance for proposals can be found at the following link

ACTM through distinction Honorary Guidance