WMHSIG Essay Prize 2021

This year we asked writers to consider the impact that the Arts in its various forms, or the lack of it, can have on the mental health and wellbeing of women.

  • The prize was open to medical students and trainees of any stage.
  • The title was “How can the arts shine a light on women's wellbeing and mental health?”.
  • Prize: £100 + free attendance at our Annual Conference + joining a panel discussion on the same theme at the conference.

We had a great response to the call for entries and the standard was really high.

2021 Winner

WMHSIG Essay Prize 2020

  • The prize was open to medical students and trainees of any stage.
  • The title was “The Female Psychiatrist in the 21st Century: A Vision of the Future”
  • Prize: £100 + free attendance at our 4 December Annual Conference + joining a panel discussion on the same theme at the conference

We had a great response to the call for entries and the standard was really high.

2020 Winner

Highly commended

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