Rural Community Experience Essay Contest

This contest is open to Year 1 Saskatchewan medical students who participate in the Rural Community Experience program at the end of their first academic year.

Year 1 students - We want to hear about your community experience in rural Saskatchewan, the ups the downs and everything in between - so send us a 500-1000 word essay telling us about it and we'll send you $250 and enter you to win an all expenses paid trip to the 2018 Rural and Remote Conference in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Essay Guidelines

Tell us...

  • Where you trained, what it was like and what sort of medical resources were on hand;
  • What you learned;
  • Whether or not you would consider practising there and why or why not;
  • If not, what changes could be made to make you reconsider;
  • Whether you'd reccommend other students visit this health region and why or why not.

How to submit

Submit your document in PDF format with your current mailing address to roadmap@sma.sk.ca by the contest deadline (now extended) to October 29, 2017. If you have questions please email  roadmap@sma.sk.ca anytime.

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