Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award Guidelines

2014-2015 ACOG DONALD F. RICHARDSON MEMORIAL ORAL PRIZE PAPER AWARD

GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION

1. The Author:

Principal author must be a Junior Fellow of ACOG at the time of District meeting presentation and must be a member of the District where you are presenting your oral paper.

2. Awards:

Two award stipends of $2,000 each to cover your hotel and travel expenses to attend the ACM.

3. How many papers may be submitted orally?

Limited to one from each District. All papers submitted to the national office for the Donald F. Richardson awards must have been presented orally at your annual Fellow or Junior Fellow Fall District meeting.

4. Are oral papers presented at the ACM?

Yes.

5. Publication restrictions:

Must not be published prior to 2015 ACM.

6. Format of oral paper:

The format of your oral paper should conform to the information for authors from the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.  However, only the front sheet should designate the name(s) of the author(s), the date and the District meeting at which the oral paper was presented orally.  The remaining pages should contain the title of the oral paper but not the name(s) of the author.

7. Number of copies of papers to submit:

One document sent electronically in a MICROSOFT WORD FORMAT of the paper to:  wproctor@acog.org

8. Deadline for submission:

All copies of papers should be submitted to ACOG by the District Chair or his/her designee immediately following your District meeting -- no later than November 30, 2014.

9. Submit entries to:

Wanda Proctor at wproctor@acog.org.

* All papers submitted to the national office for the Donald F. Richardson award must be submitted to ACOG by the District Chair or his/her designee as one document in a MIRCORSOFT WORD format.

Contact:

Christine Himes
Manager
chimes@acog.org 

Wanda Proctor
Project Coordinator
wproctor@acog.org

For information about membership, please contact:
ACOG Membership Department
(202) 863-2404
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