We invite you to participate in the Fifth Hektoen Essay Competition and submit your article by February 1, 2017.There will be two prizes. The Hektoen Grand Prix will be for an article of no more than 1600 words and the winner will receive $1,600.  A second prize of $600 will be awarded for a Hektoen Brief of no more than 600 words - on art, history, literature, doctors or hospitals of note, etc. Both winning articles will be published in the Frontispiece section of the summer or fall issue of the Journal as well as featured in the social media or our regular emails. Please view the competition guidelines for further details.