Medical Student Essay Prize

Medical students are invited to submit an essay (no longer than 1000 words) answering the following question: Using an example to illustrate your essay, such as the metal on metal hip problem or any other examples you wish, how can orthopaedics learn from the mistakes of the past as it moves into the future?

The winning essay will receive the following:

  • BOA-recognised certificate
  • £100 prize money
  • Invited to sit on the BOA Education and Revalidation Committee for 1 year as a student representative
  • Oral or Poster presentation at the BOA Annual Congress 2019

Applications will close on Tuesday 30th April 2019.

Submissions will open in December (exact date to be confirmed). Please note that an application form must be submitted with your essay. The application form will be available to download from this page when submissions open.