John Gibbons Award District Opportunities

District IX (California) -

ACOG District IX (California) is proud to announce its 11th annual Medical Student Essay Contest.
We are looking for original essays based on your own experiences and ideas about why you are interested in the ob-gyn specialty.
This year, ACOG District IX invites submissions on the following topic:
“What is the biggest barrier (or barriers) to accessing health care in rural communities and what steps do you suggest for increasing access?”

Submit essays (no more than 1 page in length) by email to Michelle Clark, IX Program Manager.  To be eligible, submissions must be received no later than January 31, 2018.
A cover letter is required with the author’s full name, phone number, email, name of medical school and year in medical school. Click Here for flyer and additional information.


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