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STFM Learners Blog Competition

Students and residents are encouraged to participate in the STFM Learners Blog Competition. Blog posts should tell a story of a person or experience that inspired the author to become a family physician. 

The post with the most recognition on social media and number of page views will win a $300 gift card.

Submission Instructions and Deadline

Submit a 400-900 word blog post in a text or Word document to Sarah Eggers at by Odtober 1. 

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 three 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.


Student, Resident, and Fellow Finalists

The finalist competition for this category runs November 15 to December 15. Be sure to comment on and share your favorite post.

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