Call for Submissions on End-of-Life Care for the Spring Issue of Hektoen International-A Journal of the Medical Humanities
Hektoen International is now accepting short article, poetry, and artwork submissions for its Spring 2011 issue on end-of-life care. You are invited to submit work that explores topics ranging from (but not limited to):
- Historical and philosophical perspectives on death and dying
- Coping with grief and loss
- The use of the arts in palliative care
- The personal experiences of patients, healthcare workers, families, and caregivers
- Ethical and spiritual approaches to care for the dying
- Perspectives on death from various cultural and faith traditions
Please submit your work to Rachel Baker, Managing editor at: email@example.com by March 15, 2011.
Submission instructions Please include with your submission:
- Title of submission with word count
- Author(s) names, title and professional affiliation
- A 75-150 word biography
- The reference style you are using
- Articles should be less than 2,000 words.
Up to four contributions of poetry per issue. Include a poet statement (< 200 words).
Up to four contributions of art. Include captions (title, medium, size) and an artist statement (< 200 words). Be sure to spell check in American English prior to submission.
One manuscript only per submission deadline. File format/name: Articles should be submitted in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format.
Images should be sent as a JPEG or GIF file. Please include captions in a separate Word document.
For complete details visit “Submission instructions” on the Hektoen site: http://www.hektoeninternational.org
Hektoen International is published online in quarterly installments by the Hektoen Institute of Medicine, a non-for-profit organization promoting medical research and education. The journal is named in honor of Dr. Ludvig Hektoen, a distinguished professor of pathology at the University of Chicago.