Writing Contest

The following award programs recognize medical student achievement.

American Medical Student Research Journal
The David R. Cox Prize for Rare Compassion

Applicants are asked to write a reflection essay about a new relationship they've forged with a patient, family, or advocate affected by a rare or neglected disease.  We're happy to help introduce interested students to patient communities in their area. Winners will receive a $1,000 prize each and significant recognition.

Deadline: June 10, 2014
The Intima article submission

The Intima is an electronic journal founded in 2011 to stimulate thought, reflection, and conversation about the intersecting worlds of medicine, humanities and art, in the context of individual clinical experiences across the spectrum of health and illness.The Intima invites medical students to submit; submissions can include scholarly essays or articles; non-fiction, personal narratives; fiction; field notes; poetry; studio art; audio or visual multimedia. The next issue will be published in July; submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.