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Syracuse Law Review and SUNY Upstate Hold Writing Contest on ‘COVID-19 Lessons Learned’
Syracuse Law Review—an academic journal published by Syracuse University College of Law—and SUNY Upstate Medical University are holding a writing contest open to all graduate students of Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Graduate students are encouraged to write or co-author original articles on “COVID-19: Lessons Learned and Where Do We Go from Here?”
The winning entry, selected by a committee of College of Law professors and SUNY Upstate professors, will run in a special edition of Syracuse Law Review. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021. Submissions can be made here.
Entries for the competition should demonstrate original thought on a topic related to COVID-19. Topics may analyze a response to COVID-19, propose a response or policy solution, advocate a position, educate the reader on clinical aspects, or discuss clinical treatments and a potential vaccination. The topics suggested below and the examples provided are not exhaustive; feel free to elaborate on an aspect of the pandemic that speaks most strongly to you.
Possible topics for entries may include:
- COVID-19 has highlighted the “twindemic” of systemic racism and COVID-19 experienced by racial and ethnic minorities in America. What are some policy solutions to address COVID-19, police brutality, and systemic racism?
- As the influenza season approaches, experts warn of a clinical “twindemic.” What are some clinical responses to prevent a “twindemic”?
- Climate change impacts how humans relate to the earth. In this respect, has climate change altered the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic?
- The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been significant. As we move forward, what are policy solutions to address the recession?
The competition is presented by SUNY Upstate Medical University American Medical Association, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and Syracuse Law Review. For more information, contact Eunice Choe at ChoeEu@Upstate.edu.
- Entries should not exceed 10 pages, including footnote citations. Citations should be in APA style as footnotes (not in-text).
- 12 pt Times New Roman font, single-spaced, 1″ margins, and page numbers. Cover page with entry title and your name (excluded from page count).
- Do not include your name within the essay.
- All submissions must be made through this Google form. The deadline for entries is January 31, 2021 by 5p.m. ET