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Opportunity: Student Writing Competition



Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Canadian medical students and residents are invited to submit reflective essays, poetry, or short fiction that explore the intersection of mental health and the humanities for the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Annual Student Writing Competition.

Each year, one entry in each category (medical student, postgraduate trainee) will be selected to receive a $100 cash prize. Winning entries will be published in the Department of Psychiatry newsletter, Headlines.

Eligibility:  Medical students, residents and fellows at Canadian medical schools.
Deadline: December 6, 2015
Word count: Maximum 2,000 words

To ensure confidentiality is maintained, patients and anyone else described in essays, stories, or poems must be fictional or composite characters (with the exception of the narrator him/herself).

Entries can be sent as Word attachments to Ms. Kate Rogers, Communications Coordinator, at Please indicate in your e-mail whether you are a medical student or a resident/fellow.

For more details, check out the contest brochure.

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