Patient Education Video Prize
for Medical Students & Foundation Doctors

Deadline: 6 August each year


The BSMD is launching a new prize for a patient education video on a topic related to Medical Dermatology and offers prizes of a Medical Dermatology textbook as well as the opportunity for a credited video on the official BSMD YouTube channel for the winners. There will be two streams of prizes open to undergraduate medical students and foundation doctors studying or working at a university or hospital in the UK or Ireland. The video must not exceed 5 minutes. 


A successful video entry would be accessible to an audience of patients or carers via our YouTube site, with information delivered in a patient-centred fashion. The video could be focussed on understanding the condition or help with an aspect of treatment, with signposting for further information e.g. BAD information website or patient information leaflets.


Below are some examples of patient education videos: 



  • Video must not exceed 5 minutes.

  • Please do not use any patient confidential images/videos without their written consent.

  • Use of any copyrighted material needs to be appropriately referenced.

  • One entry per person/group. If entering as a group, each entrant must be either UK/Irish medical students or foundation doctors.

  • Entrants accept that their video content may need to be edited as specified by the BSMD if their video is chosen to be uploaded to the official BSMD YouTube channel, 


Please send complete submissions to including

  1. Completed application form. Available here. 

  2. Video (mp4 format)  

  3. CV for each entrant (maximum 2 sides of A4)  

  4. Student Status Letter (if applicable)

Relevant documents:

To see the 2021 winners click here