Monash Health is thrilled to announce that Dr Hashrul Rashid was awarded the prestigious Trainee of the Year Award for 2020 by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) upon completion of his advanced training in cardiology.
This award, bestowed by the RAC Fellowship Committee, recognises the highest achieving trainee who has shown significant leadership, and contributions to education and training.
Dr Rashid’s thesis investigates the diagnosis, impact and predictors of leaflet thrombosis diagnosed with CT following transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Currently a specialist cardiologist, Dr Rashid is completing his PhD with the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre.
This latest award follows a long list of accolades for Dr Rashid. During his clinical training, he was named Victorian Junior Doctor of the Year (2013), Monash Health Resident of the Year (2014) and received the Monash Health Excellence in Medical Education Award in 2016. His research awards include the Monash Health Clinical Research Award (2017), Cardiac Society of Australia/New-Zealand Registrar Research Prize (2019) and the TCT Asia Pacific Best Abstract Award (2016 and 2018).
Dr Rashid would like to acknowledge the numerous mentors and colleagues at Monash Health that have helped shape his career. He particularly thanks current supervisors Prof James Cameron, A/Prof Arthur Nasis and A/Prof Robert Gooley for their unwavering support and mentorship.
Congratulations Dr Rashid on this wonderful achievement.