Hektoen International, a Journal of Medical Humanities, is currently running a Grand Prix Essay Competition. Hektoen is inviting essay submissions of 1, 000 to 2,500 words on a subject related to medicine and culture by 1 March 2013.

Suggested topics include medicine and art or literature, history of medicine, ethics, music, philosophy, anthropology and linguistics. Articles must be unpublished, original work. Clinical studies or case reports are not eligible.

Hektoen is offering two prizes:

  • The Hektoen Grand Prix for the winner – $1,000
  • The Hektoen Silver Prize for the runner-up – $800

The winners will be announced by email on 1 May 2013. All essays will be considered for publication; the Grand Prix and Silver Prize will be showcased in the Summer 2013 issue, and others will be featured throughout the year.

For full details on how to apply see: http://hekint.org/contest-page.html


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