Deadline Approaching for Bertram Law Group 2021 Scholarship Entries

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Deadline Approaching for Bertram Law Group 2021 Scholarship Entries

June 17
14:09 2021
Deadline Approaching for Bertram Law Group 2021 Scholarship Entries
D.C., Maryland, and Virginia high school students have until June 30 to submit their essays.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling all high school juniors and seniors in the D.C. metro region! There’s only a couple of weeks left to enter your essay on medical mistakes in Bertram Law Group’s 2021 Scholarship Essay Contest.

The Washington, D.C. medical malpractice law firm is awarding three prizes to the best writers of essays answering one of the following questions:

  • What can the healthcare industry do to stop medical mistakes from happening?
  • How is technology in the medical world changing patient-provider relationships?
  • How can our healthcare system better protect the security of patient data from hackers? Furthermore, do HIPAA regulations need updating to reflect these changes?
  • Do telemedicine visits have risks associated with patient safety?
  • How can technology be used to make healthcare safer?

“Medical negligence is a pervasive problem in the United States, killing an estimated 250,000 to 400,000 people every year,” says firm founder Catherine D. Bertram. “Through this scholarship, we look to the young, bright minds in D.C.-area schools for input on how to make the healthcare system safer.”

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be high school juniors or seniors
  • Live in Washington, D.C, Maryland, or Virginia
  • Write a compelling 1,000 to 2,000-word original essay, submitted in Word or .PDF format.
  • Submit a high school transcript and headshot. The transcript should be a .PDF and the photo should be a .JPG or .PNG file.
  • Email the entry to [email protected].

The first-place entry will receive $1,000. Second place is $500 and third is $250. To learn more about how to enter the 2021 scholarship contest, visit

About Bertram Law Group, PLLC

Bertram Law Group, PLLC is a boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. that focuses almost exclusively on cases involving medical errors, medical negligence, and unsafe devices. With 25 years of experience, our legal team is a premiere medical malpractice law firm with a track record of success obtaining multi-million verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

To learn more, visit or fill out an online contact form.


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Company Name: Bertram Law Group, PLLC
Contact Person: Catherine D. Bertram
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Phone: (202) 335-0185
Address:700 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 450
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Country: United States

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