Submission Guidelines

The Bullitt History of Medicine Club is pleased to announce an essay competition for 2013--2014 open to all UNC-Chapel Hill students in the health sciences.

Purpose

To encourage interest and recognize scholarship in the history of medicine, the McLendon-Thomas Award in the History of Medicine, with a prize of $500, will be given annually for the best unpublished essay on an historical topic in the health sciences.

Eligibility

Any current medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, public health, or allied health sciences student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may submit an essay. Prior winners are not eligible.

Format

The essay may address any aspect of the history of the health sciences and should be 3000-5000 words in length.

Judging

Faculty advisors of the Bullitt History of Medicine of Club will assemble a team of faculty members from various departments to judge the scholarship and quality of the submissions. The winner will be encouraged to present the essay at a program of the Bullitt Club.

Submissions

Entries must be submitted on or before April 1st.
Entries should be sent electronically via email attachment to Dr. Elizabeth Dreesen.

Questions concerning the award can also be directed to Dr. Dreesen:

Elizabeth Dreesen, M.D.
4009 Burnett-Womack
CB# 7228
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Tel: 919-966-4389
Email: Elizabeth_Dreesen@med.unc.edu

 

Last updated: 21 August 2013