Essay Competition

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The OMSG 2021 Schools' Essay Competition is Now Open!


Essay title:


"How Has 2020 Changed Attitudes Towards Medicine?"


We welcome submissions from high school students and undergraduates.

Word Limit: 1200 Words 

Submission deadline: Friday 16th of April 2021
Submit your entries to:

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 OMSG Schools' Essay Competition! Thank you very much to everyone who took part - we were very impressed by the extremely high standard of essays we received this year!

"The field of medicine has progressed immensely in the last 100 years. What do you believe is one of the biggest changes or discoveries that has shaped modern medicine?"

Winner: Joanna Barker, Year 11, Pershore High School, for her essay on the impact of oral rehydration therapy

Second place: Ansh Tandon, St Paul's School, London, Year 12, for his essay on the interaction between conventional and alternative medicine

Third place: Madeline Lake, Dubai College, Year 12, for her essay on changing attitudes in psychiatry