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Submit to “Process: a book project” by May 1st

I’m working on a book project that will focus on medical trainees’ journeys through medicine, especially the non-academic, emotional aspects of their journeys. The dream is for the book to include submissions from medical students and residents all over the world and to be a

Netter’s Symposium

Chen Zhou is a current third year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College. Chen has been painting since the age of four. He struggled with reconciling his love for the arts with his decision to pursue medicine as a career. He always felt like

AMWA “Artist in Residence” Award

The Artist in Residence Award was started in 2015 by Studio AMWA to promote women members in the arts. The role of the artist in residence is to create an artistic project that is pertinent to AMWA and women in medicine. This art will then

White Coat Project – Studio AMWA

White coats have been symbols of the honor, dignity, and responsibility in the field of medicine. The white coats are conferred upon first year medical students as an induction to their own journeys towards becoming compassionate healers. The coats evolve with the training, from short,

Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine

Now in its 8th year, the Hippocrates Prize has attracted over 8000 entries from over 60 countries. All awards are for a single unpublished poem in English of up to 50 lines of verse on a medical theme. The 2017 Hippocrates Awards are being organized in

The Power of Narrative Medicine: NEJM Open Forum

Medstro and the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) are hosting an open forum until December 17th to discuss narrative medicine with experts in the field. The forum is moderated by Dr. Abraar Karan, an MPH candidate at Harvard, and features answers from some leading

JAMA announces Arts and Medicine section

Today, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) announced that it is starting a new Arts and Medicine section. Associate Editor Roxanne Young wrote in the editorial introducing the new section: “In 2016, we take the transformation further, beyond the visual and fine arts

Medstro Innovation Challenges

Medstro, the social network for physicians, is running three online challenges that offer the opportunity to win up to $57,000 in prizes and to present your product in front of live audiences of up to 3000 people. Partners Connected Health is still accepting submissions to the

Submit to Intima

The Intima publishes articles from a variety of perspectives exploring Narrative Medicine and its applications in healthcare and healing.  Narrative Medicine is interdisciplinary, and we encourage entries that engage any of the following: medicine in literature and/or poetry biomedical ethics history of medicine and/or science

The Nocturnists: Storytelling by Physicians

The Nocturnists started as a scrappy, open-mic storytelling event for physicians, and has now blossomed into a full-fledged bicoastal movement. To learn more about us, check out our website and/or read about us in the SF Chronicle. Attached are flyers for our upcoming events in SF and

Pendulum, a psychiatry residents’ magazine

Pendulum, a new psychiatry residents’ magazine founded by psychiatrists at the University of Pennsylvania, is accepting submissions from the public. See the announcement below for more information. Psychiatry is rapidly changing, at Penn and everywhere. Psychiatry has always been changing. Pendulum will give voice to the

Doctors Who Create

Apply to Join our Staff

Doctors Who Create (DWC) is a vibrant community of people who are at the intersection of medicine and creativity. We are doctors, engineers, entrepreneurs, writers, painters, musicians, and more. It takes many voices to influence progress in medicine and move towards a culture that rewards

Submit to Stethoscopes & Pencils

Stethoscopes & Pencils is looking for exciting writers who are interested in publishing their work in either English or Spanish to reach a wider audience, culturally and geographically. We are Stethoscopes & Pencils, and we’d love to publish your submissions. Your work may relate to medicine

Submit to Intima by July 31st

Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine is a literary journal created in 2010 by students in Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program. The journal is now open to submissions for its Fall 2015 issue. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 31st at midnight. Intima

Ideas to Restore the Joy of Medicine? Submit by May 11th

The social media network for physicians and medical students, Medstro, is holding a “The Joy of Medicine Challenge” in partnership with the healthcare technology company Geneia to find innovative solutions to combat burnout in medicine. They are asking physicians and medical students to pitch creative solutions to restore

Submit to Doctors Who Create!

We’d love to publish your submissions related to medicine and creativity. This includes, but is not limited to: Written blog posts Short videos Paintings, Drawings, and Photographs Poems Profiles/Q&As Reprints (with permission) from other sites We currently are reviewing submissions by email. Send your submission as an

Costs of Care Essay Contest – due May 31

The organization Costs of Care is holding an essay contest for short (500-700 word) entries about the importance of cost awareness in healthcare. The site instructions include: “Entries will be judged based on the quality of the writing and the relevance of the anecdote to

Submit to the Bellevue Literary Review

The Bellevue Literary Review (BLR) is a literary magazine published by the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center. The name refers to NYU’s Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the U.S. The BLR editor-in-chief is Dr. Danielle Ofri, a prolific writer for the New