Winner of the SAPC Medical Student essay prize 2021

Essay subject: "A consultation in primary care that changed my practice"

This is the second year we have offered this award. We received 63 excellent applications.  Once again the panel of SAPC thoroughly enjoyed reading all the essays and appreciated the time spent writing them.

SAPC is delighted to announce the winner and runners up of our Medical Student essay prize in 2021.  


Andrew MacFarlane,  St Andrews & Dundee Medical School

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This essay essay was very moving and captured some of the essence of general practice, whilst reflecting on medical education and the evidence-base.

Highly commended: 

Janvi Karia, University College London

Jennifer Knight, University of Oxford

Hamzah Niaz, St George's University London