2018 Pellegrino Young Scholars’ Essay Prize Call for Papers

November 14, 2017

January 12, 2018 all-day
James Giordano

An important feature of this year’s Annual Pellegrino Symposium sponsored by the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics at Georgetown University will be the Pellegrino Young Scholars’ Prize. We invite graduate students, professional students and post-doctoral fellows to submit essays addressing aspects and issues of the philosophy of medicine.The author of the winning essay will receive $500 and will be invited to present their work in a 45 minute lecture at this year’s annual Pellegrino Symposium to be held at Georgetown University on March 2, 2018 (for additional information see: www.cvent.com/d/qtqkny/4W).

The award winner will receive paid domestic travel and (2 day) housing costs to attend the symposium. The winning essay will be published in a forthcoming special issue of the  journal Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics. Two runner up essayists will be presented with certificates. The runners up may present their papers in poster format at the conference should they choose to attend, and their essays will be considered for publication (if merited, but not guaranteed).

Essays should be original, make reference to the work of Edmund Pellegrino, address some aspect of the philosophy of medicine, and be no more than 3500 words in length (plus references and notes). While any style is acceptable, APA format is preferred. Essays should be submitted electronically to Prof. James Giordano at: [email protected], no later than 12 January 2018; winner will be announced by 2 February 2018.

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