Photography competition! #GapMedicsHotShots

August 28, 2014

Article by Global Pre-Meds
Hospital doctor shadowing & global health experience programs.

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Show your creative side: enter the best photo you have from your Gap Medics placement into our #GapMedicsHotShots photography competition. Whether it’s a picture of the hospital, the house or your travels, we would love to see your favourite moment caught on camera. There’s only one rule – all pictures must include at least one Gap Medics student! What are you waiting for? Get uploading and win a free Gap Medics placement in Tanzania! 

Gap Medics students ready to begin their day on placementCategories 

We are looking for outstanding, candid photos from your Gap Medics trip, across four categories:


Any photo of yourself and/ or other Gap Medics students on placement at one of our partner hospitals.


Photo submissions for this category could include photos of yourself and/ or your fellow housemates and/ or staff enjoying the house, garden or food.


Photos in this category can include any activities that you participated in, or sites you visited in outside of the house and hospital. 


Videos should be two-three minutes, long, and should focus on life in the hospital, the house and travel in the local area.

You can enter as many categories as you like – and as many photos per category as you like.

Spending sometime with the children at the orphanage. Prizes 

The winner of each category will win a Gap Medics hoody, and the overall winner will receive a free, two-week placement in Tanzania.

How to enter

Enter your high quality photos into the competition by posting on the wall of our Facebook page ( or using the #gapmedicshotshots hashtag on Twitter ( Make sure you tell us which category/ categories you are entering your pictures into! 

Closing date

The closing date for this competition is 30th October 2014. Winners will be announced within a week of the closing date.