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CHEP and JHR team up for essay contest

Nov 6, 2017

CHEP joins the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR) to sponsor a judged writing competition designed to encourage deep thinking by students about the role and value of humanities, ethics and professionalism in academic training and professional life. The first annual CHEP/JHR Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest offers a creative opportunity to ignite critical reflection in PT students across the nation about ways in which approaching patient care in a holistic manner improves patient outcomes.

 

Essay Prompt:Getting to know your patient is an essential step in providing excellent care. Write a personal essay (not to exceed 800 words) about a time when finding out something about your patient that would not usually be considered medical information led to an improved healthcare outcome and/or patient experience.

 

Prize Description: The winner of the Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest will receive $250 award from the ACAPT CHEP. Additionally, the contest winner and two finalists will have their personal narratives published in a future issue of JHR.

 

Eligibility and Required Materials: All students currently enrolled in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program are eligible to apply. Submissions must include an original, unpublished personal narrative as well as a short (3-4 sentence) personal bio that includes the student’s current academic institution.

 

Timeline: Submissions will be accepted from November 15th, 2017 – January 5th, 2018. Any submissions sent in after 11:59 PM (EST) on January 5th, 2018 will be considered late. Late submissions will not be reviewed. The winner and two finalists will be announced spring, 2018.

 

Judges: Submissions are reviewed by a selection panel comprised of our guest judge(s), JHR Editorial Board and CHEP steering committee. Submissions are judged upon their engagement with the prompt, narrative structure, and attention to language.

 

Procedure:

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

All submissions should be sent as a single email attachment to CHEP.JHR.essay@gmail.com by 11:59 PM (EST) on January 5th, 2018.

 

 

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CHEP and JHR team up for essay contest

Nov 6, 2017

CHEP joins the Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation (JHR) to sponsor a judged writing competition designed to encourage deep thinking by students about the role and value of humanities, ethics and professionalism in academic training and professional life. The first annual CHEP/JHR Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest offers a creative opportunity to ignite critical reflection in PT students across the nation about ways in which approaching patient care in a holistic manner improves patient outcomes.

 

Essay Prompt:Getting to know your patient is an essential step in providing excellent care. Write a personal essay (not to exceed 800 words) about a time when finding out something about your patient that would not usually be considered medical information led to an improved healthcare outcome and/or patient experience.

 

Prize Description: The winner of the Physical Therapy Student Essay Contest will receive $250 award from the ACAPT CHEP. Additionally, the contest winner and two finalists will have their personal narratives published in a future issue of JHR.

 

Eligibility and Required Materials: All students currently enrolled in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program are eligible to apply. Submissions must include an original, unpublished personal narrative as well as a short (3-4 sentence) personal bio that includes the student’s current academic institution.

 

Timeline: Submissions will be accepted from November 15th, 2017 – January 5th, 2018. Any submissions sent in after 11:59 PM (EST) on January 5th, 2018 will be considered late. Late submissions will not be reviewed. The winner and two finalists will be announced spring, 2018.

 

Judges: Submissions are reviewed by a selection panel comprised of our guest judge(s), JHR Editorial Board and CHEP steering committee. Submissions are judged upon their engagement with the prompt, narrative structure, and attention to language.

 

Procedure:

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

All submissions should be sent as a single email attachment to CHEP.JHR.essay@gmail.com by 11:59 PM (EST) on January 5th, 2018.

 

 

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