SAPC Medical Student Prize

We are offering a prize for Medical students which will enhance their CV - this award is open to Medical students and Foundation Year 1 doctors, and we would like students to submit a short essay (maximum 1000 words) on the topic 'a consultation in primary care that changed my practice'. (link for details) The winner will be awarded one year's free membership to SAPC and a (free) ticket for one day of the next SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting which will be in 2023.  The prize will be presented at the AGM during the conference.

The prize is:

  • one year's annual subscription to SAPC
  • attendance for one day at the next SAPC ASM (in 2023)
Application process: 

Students should submit a short essay (maximum 1,000 words) on the topic 'a consultation in primary care that changed my practice'. 

Please email by 31st March 2023 mentioning that you would like to be considered for the Medical Student's prize and attach your essay.  In the covering email please include your name, your medical school and the year you are in.

Friday, 31 March 2023 - 11:45pm
Previous winners: 


Winner: Aiman Aslam, University of Cambridge link to essay
Highly commended: Mitra Golsorkhi-Ainslie, University of Nottingham


Andrew MacFarlane,  St Andrews & Dundee Medical School link to essay
Highly commended: 

Janvi Karia, University College London

Jennifer Knight, University of Oxford

Hamzah Niaz, St George's University London


Hettie Davies, University of Oxford link to essay

Highly commended: 

Aina Chang, University of Cambridge

Jordan Isgin, St George's University London



Open to Medical students and Foundation Year 1 doctors