PRIZES in memoriam Dr Jeannie MacLeod (1874-1902)
Dr Jeannie Macleod was the 2nd female medical graduate from the University of Aberdeen and these endowed prizes are awarded in her memory.
Read her story
Gerada, C (2018) Doctors and suicide. British Journal of General Practice; 68: 168
Eligibility: University of Aberdeen MBChB Medical students Years 3-5
Prizes: £300 is awarded to the successful submission in each category
• A 500-word summary should also be submitted along with the full essay. This should not merely be an abstract: it should outline not only the topic under discussion, the aims and principal conclusions of your work, but also reflect on the story of Dr Jeannie MacLeod and how your medical humanities work relates to issues raised.
Preliminary short-listing will be performed on the basis of these summaries.
• Essays should be between 3,000 - 5,000 words or an equivalent submission (e.g. creative writing / artwork) undertaken in medical humanities (SSC, Intercalated degree or elsewhere).
• All sources must be appropriately acknowledged in bibliography and footnotes or references as appropriate to the humanities discipline.
• Those shortlisted for the award will be invited to deliver a presentation on their topic at a Prize presentation event