2011 Preventative Medicine Award Competition

On August 28, 2011, in Featured, by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine SGA

Call for Entries – 2011 Preventive Medicine Award Competition
The ACOFP Public Health & Wellness Committee has announced a call for entries to the Seventh Annual Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Award Competition.  The award honors the best preventive medicine scientific papers submitted by osteopathic family medicine residents, interns and medical students.  Applicants must be a member of the ACOFP to enter.Papers will be judged on:

  • Originality
  • Pertinence to family physicians and patients
  • Adaptability to patient-handouts
  • Demonstrated writing skill.

Two papers will be recognized. Completed applications and papers must be received at ACOFP headquarters by December 15, 2011 to be eligible for the competition. Learn more.

Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award Competition

The ACOFP Public Health & Wellness Committee is pleased to announce the eigth annual Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award competition to honor the best preventive medicine papers submitted by osteopathic family practice residents, interns and osteopathic medical students. Applicants also must be a member of the ACOFP.

The competition has designated two prizes* to award:

First Prize:
The First Prize winner will receive:

·         $500 for the best overall scientific paper on preventive medicine

·         ACOFP plaque of recognition

·         Round trip airfare to the ACOFP Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Florida, March 14-18, 2012.

·         Three nights lodging at the Convention Headquarters Hotel

Second Prize:
The Second Prize winner will receive:

·         $250 award

·         ACOFP plaque of recognition

Award Criteria:
All submissions should follow the manuscript guidelines created for Osteopathic Family Physician.
Papers will be judged on:

1.     Originality

2.     Pertinence to family physicians and patients

3.     Adaptability as patient hand-outs

4.     Writing skill

Submission Process:
The completed application form and paper must be received at ACOFP Headquarters by December 15, 2011 to be eligible for the competition.

Email application and paper to ACOFP or mail to:
ACOFP
Attn: Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award Competition
330 E. Algonquin Road
Suite 1
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Winners will be notified by February 1, 2012.

*Please note prizes are awarded on merit, and not all prizes may necessarily be awarded as part of the competition.
These awards have been made possible through a grant from the Education & Research Foundation and sponsored by the Namey/Burnett Foundation.

For more information, contact ACOFP at 800.323.0794.

 

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