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Chapter Narrative Medicine Competition

Chapter Narrative Medicine Competition

The Tennessee Chapter is holding its second annual ACP Tennessee Chapter Narrative Medicine competition. Tennessee internal medicine residents, MD and DO medical students, and internists practicing in the state of Tennessee, are eligible to enter.

Theme: Write about a time when you or a loved one has been rendered vulnerable by disease or circumstances and how that has shaped your approach to patients who depend on you for guidance with their chronic or catastrophic illnesses.

Genre: poetry (1 page, 12 font) or vignette 750 words or less


Deadline for entries: August 31, 2013.

Entries must be submitted online to

Additional submission information for the narrative medicine contest is available on the TN ACP website


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