Winter 2007

2007 Elective Essay Competition

MDA National is pleased to again be running the 2007 Elective Essay Competition. If you are undertaking your elective within the next 12 months, you have the opportunity to win $2,000 first prize, $1,000 1st runner up, or $500 2nd runner up to offset the cost of your elective. To enter you will need to submit a 500 word essay addressing the topic:

"Part of your journey as a medical student in Australia involves undertaking a medical elective. With regard to your chosen location, tell us in 500 words how your medical elective will be a valuable experience in the course of becoming a medical practitioner."

The competition closes on COB Friday 17 August, 2007. Click here for full Conditions of Entry and a Competition Entry form.

The Elective Network

Having difficulty sourcing information for your elective next year? Then look no further. The Elective Network is an online database featuring over 4,000 hospitals and 1,000 country profiles, grant and funding information, flight deals and travel insurance. Access to TEN in Australia is exclusively available to student members of MDA National. Simply go to the student section and follow the links to TEN.

Feedback & Win

ATTENTION all medical students who have recently completed their elective! You have the chance to win a $300 Myer Voucher. To enter, simply go to The Elective Network and enter your online feedback - it only takes 5 minutes! The competition closes on 26 October 2007. Full terms and conditions are available on The Elective Network Website.

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