American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition
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American College of Legal Medicine Student Writing Competition
Submission Closes:  January 15, 2018

Submit a paper for The American College of Legal Medicine’s 2018 Postdoctoral Student Writing Competition and the Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics.

We are offering the following prizes for each competition. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2018 and students will be notified of winning selection on or around January 30, 2018.

Postdoctoral Writing Competition:
 All post-doctoral attorneys or health professionals enrolled in full-time studies are encouraged to compete.  The first-place paper will be named the Orr Award Winner. The Winner of the Orr Award will be invited to serve on the 2019 Awards Committee and receive a complimentary one-year membership in the American College of Legal Medicine.  In addition, the ACLM Foundation will reimburse the Orr Award Winner for reasonable coach airfare and one night of lodging at the host hotel to present his or her paper at the ACLM 2018 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine and Bioethics:
 All students studying Medicine, Law, Dentistry, Podiatry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Science, Healthcare Administration or Public Health are encouraged to compete. The first-place paper will be named the Hirsh Award Winner. The Winner of the Hirsh Award will be invited to serve on the 2019 Awards Committee and receive a complimentary one-year membership in the American College of Legal Medicine. In addition, the ACLM Foundation will reimburse the Hirsh Award Winner for reasonable coach airfare and one night of lodging at the host hotel to present his or her paper at the ACLM 2018 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.

Click here for more information regarding the Student Writing Competition.


The ACLM will pay the Orr and the Hirsh Award Winners’ costs of travel and lodging to present his or her paper at the ACLM 2018 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.