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STFM Learners Blog Competiton

STFM students and residents are invited to participate in a blog writing competition, where the top blog post author will receive a $300 gift card. 

Submitted blog posts should "Tell a story of a person or experience that has inspired to become a family physician."

Submission Instructions and Deadline

Submit your blog post in a text or Word document between 400-900 words in length to Sarah Eggers at by October 1. Be sure to include your name and medical school or residency.

Judging and Winner Determination

  1. All entries will be screened for compliance with eligibility requirements, basic writing quality, and conformance with the prescribed topic. 
  2. The blog posts of the top 3 finalists  will be posted on the STFM blog, and the first place winner will be chosen based on social media engagement (shares, likes and favorites on social media sites), and overall traffic to and number of comments on the blog post in a 1-month period.


First place winner will receive a $300 gift card. Remaining two finalists will receive a $150 gift card.

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