Writing for the Student BMJ
New contributors with new ideas are always welcome
- By: Jason O'Neale Roach, Siân Knight
The Student BMJ was originally intended to be a forum for debate. Although we have certainly achieved that, many students are failing to use the great opportunity they have through this publication to voice their opinion. We would love to hear from enthusiastic writers, and we are always looking for new authors for the Life, Education, and Personal View sections of the magazine. You do not have to have had anything published before to get material in the journal. If it's interesting, fresh, and original, we'd like to read it, even if you have never thought of putting pen to paper before.
Once you submit an article, we discuss it at a Student BMJ editorial meeting. These monthly meetings involve input from our national and international medical student advisers, who collectively decide whether the article should be published or rejected. There is no limit to how many articles we can