How to apply

To apply for the award, you should be the first author, and the case should come from your registered clinical practice. The clinical case should be in the fields of human or veterinary medicine. The format of the case report should follow the CARE case reporting guidelines ( care-statement.org ). An international award review committee will assess all submissions and decide on the winner and runner-up of the award. The review panel’s decision is final.

The deadline for submissions for the Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg Clinical Case Award 2018 is June 30, 2018.

To participate in the award, firstly, the applicants should download the submission form from the official award website and submit the completed form electronically. Secondly, the applicants should download and submit the signed “Case Report Authorship and Copyright Consent” form. Thirdly, the applicants should obtain the patient’s consent to the publication of their clinical case by downloading the “Case Report Patient Informed Consent” form and asking their patient to sign this document. A signed patient consent form is a prerequisite for participating in the competition. Both the “Case Report Patient Informed Consent” and “Case Report Authorship and Copyright Consent” forms should be submitted electronically AND originals sent via post/mail.

Only the documents from the official 2018 award website, which can be downloaded here, will be accepted. All applications containing documents that are not official Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg Award 2018 forms will be automatically rejected. All applications submitted using old forms will be automatically excluded from participation. Only fully completed forms will be accepted for review by the international award review committee. Incomplete applications will be automatically rejected. The award committee accepts only unpublished case reports.

The clinical case report should be submitted in English language. All submissions are evaluated by the international award review committee in English. Therefore, submission forms in any other language than English will not be accepted.

More detailed information is provided in the “Conditions of Entry” page. All applicants are strongly encouraged to read this information carefully.

The deadline for submissions for the Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg Award 2018 is end of June 2018.

An international Award Review Committee will allocate the award. The review panel‘s decision is final.

Submission forms

The applicants should download the following documents:

1) Submission form download here

2) Authorship and Copyright Consent Form, download in English

3) Patient Consent form, download in English, in Spanish, in German, in Russian


Submit all completed forms electronically to reckeweg.award@heel.com

IMPORTANT! Please send the signed hard copies of the “Case Report Authorship and Copyright Consent” and “Case Report Patient Informed Consent” forms with original signatures to the following postal address:


Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH

Dr. Konstantin Cesnulevicius

Department of Medicine

Dr.-Reckeweg-Str. 2-4

76532 Baden-Baden

Germany


Only fully completed forms will be accepted for peer-review by the international award review committee. All detailed information is provided on the Conditions-of-Entry page.

For further information on entry details and conditions please contact: reckeweg.award@heel.com