Ready, set, design: Submit your original creation for a chance to win in the FoM Design Challenge!

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Show your Faculty pride and get creative!

To kick-off 2018, the Faculty of Medicine has launched a Design Challenge for all students, residents and fellows to have the opportunity to show their Faculty pride, get creative and have fun.

The Faculty’s Boutique sells a variety of branded apparel and other items. Through this contest, learners can compete for a chance to have their original design incorporated into a new Faculty of Medicine product. The winner(s) can boast bragging rights and will also receive $100 Boutique credit.

This contest is meant to inspire creativity and allow participants to think outside the box when it comes to designs that represent science, education and medicine – be original!

How to submit your design entry:

The contest opens on Monday, January 22 and every learner at the Faculty has until Sunday, March 4 to submit design entries either as an individual participant or a team of participants. Individuals or teams may submit no more than two entries.

Each submission must be an original creation in one of the following formats: .jpeg, .png, .pdf, .doc, .docx, hand-drawn, or .eps. Participants have the option to submit their entries in one of the following ways:

  1. By email to
  2. In a sealed envelope to the Office of Marketing and Communications located at 850 Peter Morand Crescent, Room 230 (Monday to Friday, Hours: 9:00 a.m. – noon; 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

Each participant or team of participants must include their contact information (full name, uOttawa email and phone number) with their entries. By submitting an entry to the Design Challenge, you are agreeing to these formal Rules and Regulations.

Selection process:

Winner(s) will be chosen by a selection committee made up of learner and faculty member representatives. Submissions will be assessed on elements such as originality, aesthetic appeal, and alignment with FoM/uOttawa branding. Please consult the Rules and Regulations linked above for a complete overview of design criteria.

The Faculty of Medicine’s learners are among the most talented in the country. Let’s put our creativity to the test and display it with pride! For more information, please contact

Happy designing and good luck!

Graphic of the design contest logo.


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