The Hektoen Essay Competition invites final contributions. Participants should submit essays of no more than 1,600 words in length by 31st January 2015 for the following contests:
Participants should write a Famous Hospitals essay about a historical or current hospital for the Hektoen Briefs section. One prize will be awarded. Please see the Famous Hospitals section of the Hektoen Briefs for examples.
Participants may write an essay for any of the Hektoen Briefs sections other than Famous Hospitals, namely:
· Art Flashes: art and disease, and medical themes in the visual arts.
· Literary Vignettes: essays about medicine and literature.
· Moments in History: notable events relating to medicine.
· Physicians of Note: portraits of famous or notable physicians.