Winner of the SAPC Medical Student essay prize 2022

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

This is the third year we have offered this award. We received 52 excellent essays.  The SAPC panelists were impressed with the content of the essays and thank all the students for their time and for sharing their thoughts.

SAPC is delighted to announce the winner and runners up of our Medical Student essay prize in 2022.  


Hettie Davies, University of Oxford

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This essay was very moving, it captured some of the essence of the important issue of humanity in general practice and in Hettie's words "the conflict between the roles of the doctor as ‘healer’ and ‘advocate’".

Highly commended: 

Aina Chang, University of Cambridge

Jordan Isgin, St George's University London