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Osteopathic medical students and residents: Enter the 22nd annual BIOM competition on global health research and narrative medicine
The American Osteopathic Association’s Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine (BIOM) is pleased to announce its 22nd annual global health competition!
The objective of the AOA’s Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine’s (BIOM) abstract competition is to provide an opportunity for osteopathic medical students and residents to disseminate their global health research and narrative medicine experiences to a broader audience.
The Abstract Competition includes a Poster Expo. The Poster Expo is an integral part of the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition (OMED) experience.
All osteopathic medical students and osteopathic medical residents in the United States are eligible to enter the competition’s two categories:
Global health research abstracts
Narrative medicine essays
All entries must be focused on the entrants’ experiences with global health and/or providing healthcare internationally. Schools/programs must review and attest to approval of each submission. Complete guidelines can be found here.
Grand Prize – $1,500
First Prize – $750 in each category
Second Prize – $500 in each category
The grand prize winner and both first-prize winners will be given the opportunity to orally present their work in Austin, TX, on Oct. 17, 2020.
We thank our affiliates – the COSGP, SOMA, and DOCARE International – for their contributions towards the prize monies.
The submission portal is now open. You may register and submit your abstract here. Submission deadline is Aug. 9, 2020. Winners will be advised by Sept. 8, 2020.
Review submissions from past competition winners.