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2021 National Essay Competition

Congratulations to Benjamin Fox as our 2021 National Essay Competition winner!


  1. Open to all Medical Student and Foundation Doctors in the UK and ROI

  2. One entry per person (group submissions will not be accepted)

  3. Word limit of 1500 words (not including reference list and cover page) 

  4. Essays must be emailed into and with ‘ACEMed Essay Competition 2021/22’ as the heading by 23:59 29th November 2021

  5. Essays should be written in Arial size 12-font, double spaced and referenced in the Vancouver style. 

  6. Applicants should include a cover page detailing their full name, Year of Medical School/Foundation Programme, University/Foundation School Name, University/GMC number and email address. 

  7. Duplicate blinded copy MUST also be included in submission.