October 2016 Blog Contest!

Hi everyone, we’re going to have another contest! All submissions and publications between the dates of Oct 1 to Oct 31, 2016 will be automatically entered into the contest. We will have two winner: Best Reflection Piece and Best Non-Reflection Piece (detailed below). Both winners will receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card. The Best Reflection Piece will also […]

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Blog Contest!

Hi everyone, we’re going to have another contest! All submissions and publications between the dates of May 30 to June 24, 2016 will be automatically entered into the contest. We will have two winner: Best Reflection Piece and Best Non-Reflection Piece (detailed below). Both winners will receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card. The Best Reflection Piece will also […]

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Contest Winners of Jan 2016

We received many amazingly thought provoking pieces during the past two months, and now we’re excited to announce the two winners of our Dec 2015 – Jan 2016 contest. We will be in contact regarding your prize.   Best Reflection Piece Winner: Karen Ngo (c2018) – “Over Dragon Fruit“ Best Non-Reflection Piece Winner: Beerpal Plaha […]

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Blog Contest!

Hi everyone, we’re going to have a contest! All submissions and publications between the dates of December 1, 2015 to Jan 31, 2016 will be automatically entered into the contest. We will have two winner: Best Reflection Piece and Best Non-Reflection Piece (detailed below). Both winners will receive a $10 Starbucks Gift Card. The Best Reflection Piece […]

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The rules for being a medical student

In a Professional Competencies class, the students of Michael DeGroote’s School of Medicine class 2018 had a lecture about Narrative Medicine. They did a close reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s short story “Girl” and were then given 8 minutes to write a reflection to the prompt: “What are the rules for being a medical student?”  This post lists […]

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Call for Writers!

Hey Everyone! Placebo – our medical student blog – is looking for submissions! This is a great forum to share your clinical experiences, your med school experience, your current research, or anything else you might be passionate about with the Mac Med community! Here are some ideas: – Opinion pieces on global health, Refugee health […]

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