The 2019 Jeffrey Grove, DO 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 submission deadline was is January 31, 2019. We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2019 Competition.
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.
*The poster competition was named in honor of its founder and Committee member Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, FACOFP dist.
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