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.
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.
2020 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.