Why did YOU choose medicine?

Maybe medicine has always interested you. Maybe you’re just a whiz in the sciences. Maybe a life experience brought it to your attention. Maybe it’s deeply personally relevant to you, or maybe you just saw an opportunity for an interesting and stable career. Maybe you wound up here by accident.

Whatever your story, we want to hear it. Tell us how and why you got here in fewer than 1000 words, detailing your reasons or your journey.

The winning piece will be published in the third edition of JMSG and will be awarded a prize along with the runner-up (details forthcoming).

Please email your submission using the template below to Photos are encouraged provided they are of high resolution (no smaller than 400 x 300 pixels) and in JPEG, PNG, or TIFF format.

If you have not done any research, this might be an excellent way for you to contribute to medical literature.

Competition submission forms:

Competition Template