ASMJ-Elsevier Essay Writing Competition

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Elsevier and Asian Students’ Medical Journal present an Essay Writing Competition on the topic “Defensive Medicine as a bane to healthcare”.

We invite undergraduate and postgraduate students in any field of health sciences to participate. We are looking for creative, well researched and well written entries.

Eligibility: Current students (both UG and PG) in any stream of health sciences including recent graduates

                         Word Limit: 800 words

                         Deadline: 15th August, 2011

                         Prizes: The top 3 entries will be published in ASMJ and get prizes from Elsevier (conditions apply)

All participants will be mailed their certificate of participation electronically

Many consolation prizes

Send your entries to

In the body of your email, please mention your full name; email id, mobile number and the course you are pursuing.


Skeptic Oslerphile, Scientist at the Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases. Interests include: Emerging Infections, Public Health, Antimicrobial Resistance, One Health and Zoonoses, Diarrheal Diseases, Medical Education, Medical History, Open Access, Healthcare Social Media and Health2.0. Opinions are my own!

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