CAI 7th Annual Medical Student Essay Competition 2020

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland invites medical students to submit an essay on the topic of “Anaesthesia Safety – What do our Patients expect?”.

The winner will be awarded a €500 prize and must be available to give a short presentation about their essay at the National Patient Safety Meeting in November 2020.

2nd Place: €250 plus invitation to National Patient Safety Conference 2020

3rd place: €100 plus invitation to National Patient Safety Conference 2020

The competition is open to all students in their clinical years. We also accept essays form students graduating in 2020.

The essay is limited to 1000 words and must include at least 5 references. References, in either Vancouver or Harvard referencing style, are excluded from the final word count.

Applications must include completed application form and essay. Please email your submission with the attached application form to by Friday 25th September 2020.

For further information please contact:
Ms Lucia Zelenska at 


Medical Essay Competition 2020 Application Form

Medical Student Essay Competition Poster 2020