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Donald F Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award

 

2017 Annual District II Meeting  2018 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting

 

Call for Papers


 
The Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award Call for Papers is currently underway. Submitting your research paper to District II enters you in this highly acclaimed national contest. Prizes include presenting your research to Annual District II Meeting attendees in Southampton, Bermuda and winning $2,000 to cover expenses to attend the 2018 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting in Austin, Texas.

District II's Junior Fellow Task Force on Awards will judge abstracts submitted, selecting one finalist who will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Southampton, Bermuda to present their research to meeting attendees during the Annual District II Meeting, October 6-8, 2017. The finalist's research paper will then be submitted as District II's sole entry in the national Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award Call for Papers. Two winners will be selected by the National Committee on Awards, each receiving a $2,000 award to cover expenses to attend the 2018 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting where they will present their research.

The two winning authors of the Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award are also encouraged to submit their papers to the editor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for possible publication.
 

Guidelines


 
  • To be eligible to enter the Donald F. Richardson Memorial prize Paper Award, the presenting author must be a Junior Fellow of ACOG District II.
  • Abstracts must be original work and must not have been published prior to May 2018.
  • The Richardson Award finalist must present their research to meeting attendees at the Annual District II Meeting, October 6-8, 2017, Southampton, Bermuda.
  • After the Annual District II Meeting, a full research paper, which conforms to the information for authors from the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, must be submitted in electronic format to Elizabeth Morris, ACOG District II office, emorris@ny.acog.org, by November 15, 2017. The District Chair will submit the research paper as District II's sole entry to the ACOG national office.
  • If selected as one of two winners by the ACOG National Committee on Awards, the author will present their research paper at the 2018 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, April 27-29, 2018, in Austin, TX.

District II entry in the Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award must be submitted to ACOG by the District Chair or his/her designee.


Submission Deadline: CLOSED


Meeting Information
 
2017 Annual District II Meeting
Southampton, Bermuda
October 6-8, 2017

 
2018 Annual Clinical Meeting

Austin, TX
April 27-29, 2018

 

Passports Required


Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory and requires a valid passport for entry. Please allow at least one month to acquire a U.S. passport.


2017 Annual District II Meeting, Bermuda, October 6-8

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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