The Jeffrey Grove, DO, FACOFP dist. Minority/LGBTQI+ Health Disparity & Wellness Poster Competition
The ACOFP Minority/LGBTQI Health and Wellness Committee invites all osteopathic students and family medicine residents to participate in the 2019 Jeffrey Grove, DO Minority/LGBTQI+ Health Disparity & Wellness Poster Competition.*
All posters should highlight the activities and issues related to eliminating health disparities with the emphasis on LGBTQI+ and minority populations (including African American, Latinx, Asian Americans, Hawaiian & Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, and Native Alaskans) by providing education, resources and awareness to colleagues and patients.
The 2020 Competition will open in the fall of 2019.
Monetary Awards, Plaques & Certificates
1st Place: Plaque, Certificate and $500
2nd Place: Certificate and $250
3rd Place: Certificate and $150
Instructions for Preparing Posters
Below are the requirements for evaluation of posters submitted.
- The first author must be an osteopathic medical student or family medicine resident.
- The poster must be original and not previously submitted to a national ACOFP contest.
- The poster may not be longer than 1,500 words (not including abstract.)
- Poster must be IRB-approved if research was conducted.
- An application must be submitted with the poster.
2019 Poster Competition Winners
Healthcare for LGBTQI+ Patients: A Five-Part Educational Series
Janani Naidu, OMS-III and Lauren Burton, OMS-III at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine – Lewisburg, WV
Grassroots Approach to Reaching the Latinx Population of Rural Southwest Virginia
Toria Knox, OMS-II; Randdie-Joyce Rameau, OMS-II and Kelsey Lamb, OMS-I at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
*The poster competition was named in honor of its founder and Committee member Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, FACOFP dist.
Assessing the Knowledge of the Osteopathic Profession in New York City’s Asian Communities
Justin Chin, OMS-III; Sarah Li, OMS-II; Gregory Yim, OMS-II; YaQun Zhou, OMS-II; Peter Wan, OMS-II; Anisha Rajavel, OMS-II; Vincent Dong, OMS-II and Nathan Kang, OMS-II at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - New York
2018 Poster Competition Winners
From Safe Sex to Safe Zones: Assessing Sexual Healthcare Competency in Osteopathic Medical Education
Hytham Rashid, OMS 3, Nova Southeastern University COM
Medical Student Attitudes and Awareness Surrounding Medical Care for LGBTQI Patients
Vivian Partida, OMS 4, Touro COM
Efficacy in Instilling Asthma Educations Programs in Urban High Schools; A Trial Study
Nafee Talukder, OMS 3, Unity Health Care and AT Still University COM, Arizona