The following award programs recognize medical student achievement.
American Medical Student Research Journal
Department of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University Poetry Writing Competition
Innovation in Future Assessment of Health Professionals
The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) is looking for innovative ideas for assessing health professionals in the future. The winner will be chosen at our Centennial Meeting on May 4-5, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA. The NBME will award its grand centennial prize at this event, including a cash award of $5000, a pledge that NBME will include the idea in its new product development process, and an invitation for the winner to participate in the development process as NBME’s Centennial Fellow
Khan Academy Video Competition
Khan Academy is looking for the next generation of health educators to participate in a new competition designed to spark innovation and enthusiasm around using technology to develop the next generation of health content. Those participating will create videos and questions on one of the following topics areas: anaphylactic shock, iron-deficiency anemia, hypertension, asthma, congestive heart failure, pneumonia, stroke, bronchiolitis, sickle-cell anemia, and emphysema.
Khan Academy will identify winning submissions that demonstrate outstanding video-based instruction. Winners will then be invited to further sharpen their technical skills by participating in an exclusive week-long training program in March 2014 with Khan Academy educators. These individuals may also be invited to become Khan Academy content creators. This competition is presented in collaboration with Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration
Awards for outstanding original papers submitted by a law student and a medical student or medical resident in response to a question pertaining to a collaboration between the medical and legal professions.
The Intima article submission
The Intima is an electronic journal founded in 2011 to stimulate thought, reflection, and conversation about the intersecting worlds of medicine, humanities and art, in the context of individual clinical experiences across the spectrum of health and illness.The Intima invites medical students to submit; submissions can include scholarly essays or articles; non-fiction, personal narratives; fiction; field notes; poetry; studio art; audio or visual multimedia. The next issue will be published in July; submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.