The 2021 Richard Spear, MD, Memorial Essay Contest Guidelines
To enter you must be a GLMS physician member (practicing or retired), GLMS in-training member (resident) or a University of Louisville medical student.
THEMED ESSAY CONTEST: All entries must be original, unpublished writing intended solely for publishing in Louisville Medicine. Essays must be pertinent to the following theme. “How 2020 changed me: my life and medicine.”
LENGTH: 800 to 2,000 words
DEADLINE: Thursday, April 1, 2021
PRIZE: $1,125 for practicing and retired; $1,125 for physicians-in-training
FORMAT: Do not put your name on your essay! Judges are blinded to authors. Instead, include a separate cover letter with name, entry category, essay title and contact information.
SUBMISSION: Send via email as a Microsoft Word attachment to Kathryn Vance at email@example.com.