Changing the conversation about health

College of Medicine Student Essay Prize 2024

Every year, The College of Medicine Student Essay Prize recognises and celebrates the integration of conventional and complementary approaches to healthcare.

The award is open to UK students studying any healthcare discipline at degree level or above. Entries for 2025 will open in September – keep checking back for more details!

We’re delighted to include the essays of our winners in 2024 below…you can follow our Young Fellows on social media at instagram.com/collegeofmedstudents, and check out the Student Conference 2024 highlights here.

ESSAY QUESTION 2024

According to the “Women’s Health – Let’s Talk About It Survey” approximately 84% feel that
they are not listened to by healthcare professionals. What is going wrong? How can this be remedied and what are the health gains of doing so?

WINNER PIHU TEWARI’S ESSAY

WINNER RAINA XING’S ESSAY

 

WINNER MARTHA HUGHES’ ESSAY

 

ARCHIVE: NEED SOME INSPIRATION? ESSAYS FROM PAST WINNERS

2019 essay prize

2018 essay prize

2017 essay prize

2016 essay prize

2015 essay prize

2014 essay prize

2013 essay prize

2012 essay prize