OPPORTUNITY: Social Medicine Essay Contest

The Global Social Medicine Network is delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to participate in an essay contest. We invite submissions of essays of no more than 2500 words on the topic of


The Steering Committee of the Global Social Medicine network will select 5 winners who will be awarded each a cash prize of £2,000. The committee is intending to publish the 5 essay in an appropriate venue.

The contest is open to all postgraduate students, with preference given to students based in the Global South. A virtual event will be organized later this year to announce the winners. Students are encouraged to consider the challenges and opportunities of social medicine.

Judging Panel:

Vincanne Adams

Carlo Caduff

Jeremy Greene

Helena Hansen

David Jones

Junko Kitanaka

Francisco Ortega

Michelle Pentecost

Nikolas Rose


Essay should be sent to Emma Levrau: emma.levrau@kcl.ac.uk

Deadline for submission: Thursday 31 March 2022.

Please send your CV along with the essay.

For two recent publications by the Global Social Medicine Network, see:



For more information about the Global Social Medicine Network, see:


Best of luck with the thinking and the writing

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