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.

For summer 2019, the essay submissions format has been updated to up to 5-minute long video submissions. 

The title for the video presentation is:

"What will dermatological surgery look like in 2050?"

The prize for the winning video will be a place on the BSDS Stitch Up course in September.

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The title for the (Jan 2019) Essay Prize is:

"Which doctors would make the best skin surgeons? Can we predict ability prior to training?"

The prize for the winning essay will be £150.

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Previous Essay Prize Winners

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