Attention students, residents, and fellows!
Is there a story from the history of the health sciences or public health that has inspired you in some way? That has shaped your understanding of humanity’s quest for scientific knowledge or the development of effective clinical or public health practice? If so, consider submitting an essay for the 2014 Danny Jones History of the Health Sciences Student Essay Competition.
The essay can be on any topic related to the history of the health sciences, including history of medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, or any other health science or profession. Previously unpublished essays, including non-winning essays submitted previously, will be accepted.
A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best essay and will be presented at the Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library’s Annual Dinner on November 6, 2014. The contest is open to current students in any of the schools of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as well as to affiliated residents and fellows.
Word limit No more than 2500 words
Deadline October 15, 2014
Format Please send entries in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library, contact Lisa Matye Finnie, Special Collections Librarian, at (210) 567-2406 or email@example.com.