Douglas Holmes Award, sponsored by the Research in Quality of Care (RESQCARE)
Interest Group, honors Dr. Douglas Holmes, a noted psychologist who dedicated
his life’s work to improving social services for the elderly. In
collaboration with RESQCARE Interest Group, GSA is hosting a best paper
competition in the area of research with potential to improve long-term care.
award carries a $500 cash prize, in hopes of encouraging this important and
promising research in improving long-term care to the elderly aging in place,
and those in assisted living centers and nursing homes. The award will be
presented to the author(s) of the winning paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific
Meeting at the RESQCARE Interest Group Meeting.
Last Monday in September.
must be a current ESPO member of GSA
is limited to those who are no more than 5 years post doctorate by the final
must submit an abstract for the GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting.
abstract must be accepted for the conference
student must present at GSA's Annual Scientific Meeting
accepted, applicants must submit a paper on research in improving long-term
winner(s) will be expected to give an additional presentation of their paper
at the RESQCARE Interest Group Meeting at the conference.
original and not currently under review or copyrighted by a journal, book, or
other form of publication;
the envelope of current conceptualization;
approximately 20 pages in length using APA style guidelines;
available for future publication in book or journal form.
In order to apply for The Douglas Homes Award for Quality of Life/Quality of Care, please send your nomination packet to email@example.com. with a subject of "Douglas Homes Award for Quality of Life/Quality of Care Paper Award - YOUR NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your name in the subject line.
If the manuscript was co-authored, the submission must include a statement from any additional authors verifying that the work was primarily the applicant's.
For the revised award language. please click on the link below:
for 2011: Kali
Winner for 2012: Andrea Wysocki
Winner for 2013: Sienna Caspar
Winner for 2014: Kaitlyn Rowland
Winner for 2015: Margaret Danilovich
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