The following award programs recognize medical student achievement.
American Medical Student Research Journal
James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund
Please address some or all of the following questions:
- Should cancer patients and doctors be able to use whatever treatments they like in treating cancer? Why?
- What are some examples of “alternative therapies” and why do cancer patients use them when they are not FDA approved?
- Should medicinal medicine and folk medicine have any relevancy in cancer?
- It is estimated that it costs over $400 million to bring a new cancer drug to market. Does that establish roadblocks for the testing and approval of alternative therapies?
- What changes or improvements should be made in our healthcare system and the way we treat cancer in this country so that cancer is no longer the leading cause of death in Americans under age 85?
Scholarship reward is $1,000.00
To receive a scholarship applciation which will include the rules and deadlines, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please put the word "Scholarship" in the subject line.
The Intima article submission
The Intima is an electronic journal founded in 2011 to stimulate thought, reflection, and conversation about the intersecting worlds of medicine, humanities and art, in the context of individual clinical experiences across the spectrum of health and illness.The Intima invites medical students to submit; submissions can include scholarly essays or articles; non-fiction, personal narratives; fiction; field notes; poetry; studio art; audio or visual multimedia. The next issue will be published in July; submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
William Carlos Williams Poetry Competition
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is sponsoring its 34th annual poetry writing competition during the 2015-2016 academic year. The competition is open to students attending colleges of medicine or osteopathy inthe United States or Canada. Preliminary judging will be done by the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University, and final judging will be by Richard M. Berlin, M.D., psychiatrist and poet from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. The editors of the Journal of Medical Humanities will review the winning poems and consider them for publication. The top three poets will be awarded $300, $200, and $100 respectively. In addition, the three winners will be invited to visit NEOMED on April 22, 2016, to read their poems. All travel expenses will be paid by NEOMED's Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Please contact Ann Williams with any questions.