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

Monday, March 18, 2013

Deadline for proposals: May 31, 2013

Sponsored by the Developmental Disabilities Division

An annual essay award will be available to undergraduate medical students or postgraduate medical residents at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. 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 double spaced with the total word count at the top right hand corner of the first page. Entries beyond 2,000 words will not be considered.

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

For more info, click here.

Essays should be submitted to:
Maria Gitta, Coordinator at

Deadline for proposals: May 31, 2013