The Stanford Medical Humanities and Arts Program at Stanford School of Medicine to proud to announce a call for submissions to the first annual Dorothy Summers Visual Art Prize.

The prize is named in honor of Dorothy Summers, the mother of Dr. Audrey Shafer, the founder of the Stanford Medical Humanities and Arts Program. Dorothy Summers was a visual artist and costume designer who inspired both of her daughters to pursue their dreams, in both art and medicine.

Theme:  Art Related to Health Care Experience

Open to: All clinical health profession students, trainees and faculty (doctors, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, etc.), and students. You do not need to be affiliated with Stanford University to enter. 

Accepted Mediums:
Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Ceramics, Mixed Media, Glass, Print Making and Digital Arts

Not Accepted:
Film, video or art created by artificial intelligence.

Monetary prizes totaling $1,000  for first, second, and third place.

Submissions accepted until April 15, 2023

Learn more and submit here.