2021 FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media: Instructions for entrants

The Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine is partnering with its journals – Health Policy and Technology and the Postgraduate Medical Journal – to provide international awards for well-informed, clear writing on health matters in social media. The first of these Awards were presented in 2020.

These annual international awards are for medical or other health professional graduates from anywhere in the world. Go to this link for our latest Editorial on the FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media.

To be eligible for the FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media, an article or blog must be on health matters and written in English.

Click here to view Shortlisted and Commended entries in the 2021 FPM Awards.

The winners of the 2021 FPM International Awards for Medical Writing in Social Media will be announced on Monday 23rd August from 4pm UK time at an online Awards Event within the FPM 2021 Conference Series on Updates on Medicine.

Entries for the award are free.

An entry for the 2021 Awards should have been published online between 1st January 2020 and the closing date for the awards: 31st May 2021.

To enter you need to provide the web address [URL] of your webpost, date of initial posting of the report, the website on which it is posted and a note that you have permission to submit the entry and that you have permission for the article to be republished ie you hold the copyright or have permission of the copyright holder.

You must also send a pdf of your entry.

There will be an International Prize (award £200) and regional awards, subject to the decision of the judges.
In the 2020 FPM International Medical Writing awards, there were Regional Awards for Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

There will be further awards of £100 either for being an entrant shortlisted for the International Prize or for being a Regional award winner.

Award winners will also have winning content published in one of the FPM’s journals: either in Health Policy and Technology or in the Postgraduate Medical Journal.

Go to this link to find out about the 2020 FPM International Writing Awards.

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