June 27, 2013:
Fellows, residents, interns and osteopathic medical students are urged to participate in the 2013 AOA history essay competition. The first place winner will receive a $5,000 prize; second prize is $3,000 and third prize, $2,000. The winning authors will also be honored during OMED 2013, which will take place Sept. 30 - Oct. 4 in Las Vegas. Here's what you need to know to participate:
Essays must focus on one of the five selected "Core Principles for Teaching the History of Osteopathic Medicine"
Submissions must follow the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association's instructions for special communications articles.
The deadline to submit your essay is Monday, August 5.
Email completed essays to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "2013 History Essay Competition."
Essays can also be submitted by mail; for mailed entries, you'll need to put the essay on a CD or jump drive. Mail essays to:
Department of Communications
Attention: 2013 History Essay Competition
American Osteopathic Association
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2864