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Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Student Video Competition

Wednesday, January 16, 2019  
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APTR and the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health are pleased to announce the 2019 Student Video Competition to support graduate medical and health professions students in thinking critically about how to address local health inequities through policy and legislation. 


Student teams, consisting of three to four (3-4) individuals are asked to create a video testimonial and policy brief on a policy aimed at mitigating the impact of health inequities in a chosen locale. Preference will be given to student teams from schools that are Institutional members of APTR.


The top three (3) finalists will be announced to APTR members on March 15, 2019 and the top three video submissions will be showcased on APTR’s website. The awards for the top teams will be announced during APTR’s annual luncheon on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 for the following prize levels:

  • 1st Place Award = $1,200
  • 2nd Place Award = $800
  • 3rd Place Award = $400


A panel of judges will develop five (5) questions to pose to the student teams.and will evaluate the team presentations in the context of real world standards of practice. A scoring rubric and evaluation criteria will be used to score the assignment submissions.


The application requirements include the online submission form, your group video, and a final policy brief.

Please visit for additional team eligibility details, presentation requirements, and the online application.


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