The Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ) essay competition is for medical students, and has been run in 2015 and 2017. First prize is $500 with the opportunity for publication.

This reflective essay should describe a student-patient relationship, an experience, or experiences, from within the student's medical studies and include critical reflection on professional, clinical or personal interactions with patients.

Material already used for course work can be re-worked for submission, but previously published work for medical theses or diplomas should not be submitted.

The closing date for student essays will be May 31, 2019.

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There is further information in this attachment Student Announcement The Bsanz Writing Competition For Medical Students 2019