Medical Student Essay Prize

Twice a year the BSDS sets and essay title on a topic related to dermatological surgery and offers a prize for the winning essays.

The BSDS Medical Student Essay Prize (previously titled Undergraduate Essay Prize) is open to anyone who has medical student status at the time of application or who graduates that year.

The title for the next Essay Prize is:

"Should NHS patients have access to scar management?"

The prize for the winning essay will be a place on the BSDS Stitch-Up Course in November. The closing date for applications is 31st July 2017. 

Download the Application form and Guidance.

Previous Essay Prize Winners

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