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Michael Pittilo Student Essay Award

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feet on scalesThe College has taken over sponsorship of the prestigious Michael Pittilo Essay award and this year’s title has just been announced (with a prize of £500);

Fat chance – With obesity set to reach epidemic proportions in the UK – how might improved patient centred care reduce the burden it poses for the NHS?

For more details see the press release;

or read last year’s winning essay. 

Explore our dedicated student website here.

Entry details;

Word Count – 1,500 maximum

The deadline for entries is 3rd May 2011.  Shortlisting will be carried out in early May.  

The award winner will receive a £500 cash prize and have the opportunity to address the attendees of the inaugural College of Medicine conference at Mansion House, London, 19th May 2011.

Submissions or queries to students@collegeofmedicine.org.uk  If you would like to print a competition poster to display at your university please download the poster below.