Irish Medical Organisation

2018 IMJ Student Essay Competition

“How does a doctor best act as an advocate for their patients?”

Closing date: Friday, 30 March 2018

Medical students studying in Ireland are asked to submit an essay addressing this topic using no more than 2,000 words, five references and one illustration.

The winning submission, selected by IMJ Editor Dr John FA Murphy, will be published in a future edition of the Irish Medical Journal.

To submit your entry, or to request further information, email Mr Shaun Martin in the IMJ Editorial Office at, or call 01 676 7273.

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