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 2020 Jeffrey Grove, DO, FACOFP dist. 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 for the 2020 Competition was January 31, 2020.
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
Addressing Lapses in Medical Education in Relation to LGBTQIA+ Healthcare Disparities
Daniel Pinto OMS II, Aubrey Olson, DO, MSEd of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Breaking Barriers: Empowering under-represented minorities and modeling a peer-led program to increase diversity and inclusion in osteopathic medical schools
Omar Rachdi – OMS III, Jan Andrea Garo – OMS III, Jordan Rashaun Bilbrew – OMS III, Giulia Di Bella – OMS III, Arman Jahangiri – OMS I, Mirabelle Fernandes Paul – EdD of the Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest, Lebanon, OR
Sex and Gender Health Education Among Medical Students and Resident Physicians in Michigan
Seema Mehta and Amar Takrani of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
*The poster competition was named in honor of its founder and Committee Member Jeffrey S. Grove, DO, FACOFP dist.