Health Talks Student Contest

Health Talks Student Contest

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We’re looking for an individual or team of students (maximum of three people) to share their hopes for health care as part of our annual Health Talks event at Quality Forum 2022!

Apply by November 15 at 1200!

Health Talks will take place on March 1, 2022, and is a Powered by PechaKucha event. PechaKucha is a style of presenting ideas, knowledge and passion in an easy and memorable way. This format is simple, visual and short: 20 images x 20 seconds.

Don’t miss your chance to take the stage alongside a diverse group of speakers and potentially inspire a change to BC’s health care system! The winner will also receive one complimentary registration to Quality Forum 2022. Plus, download our poster to share with your networks!


How to Apply

Once you have your idea, tell us about it using any of the following formats:

• Video (maximum 3.5 minutes)
• Essay (maximum 500 words)
• Design concept, photo, poem…Surprise us!

All students in British Columbia – post-secondary, high school, elementary school – are welcome to apply.

Your hope, or hopes, for health care can be anything. Outside the-box. Based on experience or a vision for the future. Micro or macro. Your options are limitless!

Concept and Message (15) Is there a central vision or message that responds to a challenge within the system? Is the hope inspiring/engaging?
Creativity of Message Delivery (15) Is the message presented in a creative way?
Potential Impact (10) Does the hope have potential to impact the health care system?
Quality of Submission (10) Is the hope presented in a clear and concise way? Is the video and production quality high? Is the sound clear? Is the camera steady? Are the mixed-media project’s materials well-designed and easy to navigate? Are there typos? Are there minimal spelling and grammatical errors, jargon and acronyms?

Enter the Contest


Watch Our 2021 Student Contest Winners

Tina Cheng

Master of Public Health Student (Candidate 2022), University of British Columbia

Lillian Chen

Entry-to-PharmD Student (Candidate 2022), University of British Columbia

Health Talks: Lillian Chen & Tina Cheng - How Do We Engage Young Health Leaders?


Key Contact

qualityforum@bcpsqc.ca or 778.945.8788