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Award Opportunity: Dr. Greta Toni Swart Essay Award in Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Deadline for proposals: Sunday, May 31

This annual essay award will be available to an undergraduate medical student or postgraduate medical resident at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

The essay should describe an experience managing a patient at any stage in the lifespan with a developmental disability. This includes management of physical health, mental health or both, either in the hospital system or in the community, including family medicine.

The essay should be 1,500 to 2,000 words in length and typed double spaced with the total word count placed at the top right hand corner of the first page. Entries beyond 2,000 words will not be considered.

The award winner will receive $1,000, and their essay will be published in the Clinical Bulletin of the Developmental Disabilities Division.

Please submit essays via email attachment to Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD), Department of Psychiatry at ddd@uwo.ca. Contact for inquiries: 519-646-6100, ext. 47694.





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