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Call for 2011 International Essay Contest on Interprofessionalism Announced

The National Health Sciences Students’ Association (NaHSSA) and the Journal of Interprofessional Care (JIC), based in Canada, have announced a call for the 2011 International Essay Contest on Interprofessionalism. Participants are asked to submit a 1,500 word (maximum) essay on one of the following topics:

  1. Have you ever witnessed or been a part of health care professionals working together toward a common goal? Outline the experience and discuss (with use of the interprofessional literature) how this interprofessional collaboration experience may alter patient outcomes.
  2. Share your insights on the current state and future of interprofessionalism in health care. Discussion may include an analysis about interprofessional education and/or interprofessional collaboration in the health care system, improving patient outcomes, and other relevant topics.

The winner will receive a $500 cash prize and essay publication in JIC, and their essay will be featured on the NaHSSA website. The runner-up will receive a $100 cash prize, and their essay will be featured on the NaHSSA web site.

For more information visit here.

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February 2011
Vol. 5, No. 2