The Bullitt History of Medicine Club is pleased to announce an essay competition for 2010--2011 open to all UNC-Chapel Hill students in the health sciences.
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the McLendon-Thomas Award in the History of Medicine, with a prize of $500, will be given annually for the best unpublished essay on an historical topic in the health sciences.
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.
The essay may address any aspect of the history of the health sciences and should be 3000-5000 words in length.
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.
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.
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Last updated: 13 August 2011