The Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library welcome submissions for the 2017 essay competition in memory of Danny Jones, M.L.S., who served as Head of Special Collections at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Library and who was also a Past President of the Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library. The essay can be on any topic related to the history of the health sciences, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, or any other health science subject or profession.
The contest is open to current students in any of the schools of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, as well as affiliated interns, residents, and fellows. Unpublished essays in broad areas related to the history of the health sciences are eligible for submission. Previous essays not selected are also eligible for re-submission.
A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best essay as chosen by a panel of three judges.
No more than 2500 words
January 31, 2018
Please send entries in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Peg Seger at email@example.com or 210-567-6398.