Ethics essay contest offers medical students chance at $5,000
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted May 11, 2009
Students are competing for a $5,000 award, with the winning entry to be published in the journal. Up to three other entrants can win $1,000 honorable-mention awards. Contestants will address the arguments in favor and against the medical ethics of the physician's actions, answering the question, "Is it appropriate for physicians to choose between nonemergent treatments based on religious beliefs?"
Entries are now being accepted, and the contest deadline is July 31. Instructions are available at Virtual Mentor virtualmentor.ama-assn.org/site/09conleyscenario.html.
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