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Scrub-In is the OMA’s award-winning medical student publication, and is the only provincial publication of its kind in Canada.
Scrub-In
Scrub-In is the OMA’s award-winning medical student publication, and is the only provincial publication of its kind in Canada.

Scrub-In provides coverage of the issues and developments affecting approximately 4,000 medical students in Ontario. Containing a wide array of student-generated content written by and for medical students, the publication is distributed to the homes of all student members of the OMA, as well as various libraries and other health-care organizations.

Scrub-In strongly encourages input and feedback from its readers. Comments or suggestions may be forwarded to Kim Secord, Managing Editor at kim.secord@oma.org.

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Back issues of Scrub-In can also be accessed online at http://scrub-in.dgtlpub.com/ (select “Archives” from the navigation tabs).

Writing for Scrub-In

Scrub-In welcomes article submissions from all Ontario medical students. 

  • Articles should ideally appeal to a broad group of medical students, be approximately 1,000 words in length, and submitted in Word format via email to the Managing Editor Kim Secord at kim.secord@oma.org.
  • All submissions undergo an editorial review process.
  • The Managing Editor reserves the right to edit all manuscripts to ensure clarity, stylistic consistency, and/or to fit available space.
  • Images that accompany a submission should be provided in JPEG format (1 MB).
  • Scrub-In does not accept simultaneous submissions.

Publication Dates & Deadlines

Winter 2017 
Story idea: October 3, 2016
Final Article Deadline: November 4, 2016

Spring 2017 
Story idea: February 1, 2017
Final Article Deadline: March 1, 2017

Fall 2017 
Story idea: July 3, 2017
Final Article Deadline: August 1, 2017

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