Namey/Burnett Preventive Medicine Writing Award

The Namey/Burnett Memorial Fund honors the memories of Joseph J. Namey, DO, FACOFP and John H. Burnett, DO, FACOFP, who were dedicated advocates for osteopathic family medicine. This fund sponsors the ACOFP Namey/Burnett Preventative Medicine Writing Award competition, which honors the best preventive medicine blogs posts submitted by osteopathic family medicine residents and osteopathic medical students.

Award Criteria

Award submissions should follow the blog post guidelines and all applicants must be current members of the ACOFP.

Papers will be judged on:
• Originality
• Pertinence to osteopathic family physicians and patients
• Writing skill

•  1st Place - $2,000
•  2nd Place - $1,000
•  3rd Place - $500

* Please note prizes are awarded on merit, and not all prizes may necessarily be awarded as part of the competition. These awards have been made possible through a grant from the ACOFP Education & Research Foundation. 
For more information, contact ACOFP at (800) 323- 0794.