The British Student Doctor

Are you interested in the unique opportunity to develop your critical appraisal skills, in addition to your knowledge of the peer review and editorial process, all whilst developing your CV?
The British Student Doctor is a high quality, open access, biannual, peer-reviewed, general medical journal, which publishes articles written primarily by medical students. In addition to publishing original research and systematic reviews, we also provide a platform to medical students to express original thought and reflections on clinical practice, student life and medical education.
All of the journal’s content is fully open access, available without subscription and with no authorship charges. All articles published in The British Student Doctor go through a rigorous peer-review process, led by our student editorial team. The governance of the journal is overseen by the journal’s faculty advisory board of senior academics, and the journal is published by Cardiff University Press and funded by Cardiff University School of Medicine.
After a successful first year, where we published two high quality issues, we are now looking to recruit a new editorial board for the 2017-18 academic year. For the first time, all UK medicals students are eligible to apply.
We are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious students to fill the following positions – for the majority of positions, no previous experience is required, as training will be provided.
·      Original Research Section Editor (x2)
·      Discussion Starters Section Editor (x2)
·      Reflections Section Editor
·      Social Media Manager
·      Mobile Phone Application Developer (previous experience desirable)
·      Video Producer (previous experience desirable)
Full information, job descriptions and application forms for these positions are available at: The deadline for all applications is the 31st of July.
In addition to the above positions, applications for medical student peer reviewers are always open. To date, more than 200 students from more than 20 UK medical students have enrolled and completed our reviewer training. To apply, visit
Thank you for reading this email – we hope to receive your application for this unique and exceptional opportunity, and to welcoming you to our team.

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