Nominations Open for Honorary Fellowship of the FSRH 2020

Posted 5 February 2020

Date: 05 Feb 2020

Type: FSRH News and Information

Nominate an exceptional individual you know by 23.59 on Monday, 4 May 2020.

We admit Honorary Fellows into our membership each year. These individuals have delivered exceptional service to sexual and reproductive healthcare.


Any current member of the FSRH to encouraged to nominate somebody they feel deserves an Honorary Fellowship. All applications will be reviewed by FSRH’s Council and this year’s Honorary Fellows are open for nominations. 

Dr Deborah Bateson and Dr Raymond Li received their Honorary Fellowships in 2019.

Dr Deborah Bateson commented:

"I was so appreciative to be awarded this honorary Fellowship and I am even more appreciative of FSRH's dedication to sexual and reproductive health at a broad and international level. As a practitioner in Australia, also collaborating within multidisciplinary teams in the Pacific, I applaud the FSRH's recognition of the wide variety of contributors to the field and its excellent leadership in a world where upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights is crucial. "

Dr Raymond Li commented:

"It is really my great honour and pleasure to be awarded this very prestigious honorary fellowship of the FSRH. I must thank Dr Ailsa Gebbie and Professor Sharon Cameron for their nomination, but most importantly their guidance, support and friendship throughout the years. They, together with my mentors including Professor Pak-Chung Ho in Hong Kong, have inspired me tremendously in working towards betterment in evidence-based sexual and reproductive healthcare through research, which is a mission highly upheld by FSRH. I look forward to further collaborations with FSRH.  "

How to nominate

Nomination is free and all you have to do is complete this short online form by 23.59 on Monday 4 May 2020.

Criteria for a FSRH Honorary Fellow:

  • Proven exceptional service to the field of SRH
  • Does not have to be a healthcare professional

Criteria for nominator:

  • A current member of the FSRH

There is no cost for receiving an FSRH Honorary Fellowship.

Nomination process

FSRH’s Council will review the nominations in June and will confirm the outcome of your nomination by early July. We are unfortunately unable to give any feedback on unsuccessful nominations.

If your nomination is successful, you and your nominee will be invited to the 2020 FSRH admissions ceremony as our guests. The ceremony will take place at the close of day one of FSRH Autumn meeting which takes place on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 November in Brighton. 

If you wish to attend the full conference, normal fees will apply. Attendance at the award ceremony is not compulsory and will not impact your nomination.

Fill in the nomination form online here.