Get Involved

in-Training is looking for passionate and capable writers who are enthusiastic about sharing their commentaries with the larger medical student community. in-Training is a unique opportunity to begin a career in physician-journalism or just to get something off of your mind.

Please fill out the interest form at to get started at in-Training. Please also review our guidelines for new writers prior to submitting your piece.

Available Positions

Contributing Writers
We encourage all medical students to contribute to in-Training, everyone from first-time writers to experienced journalists. We welcome articles about all topics and in any style, from opinions to news reports to artistic endeavors to something completely outside of the box. We can also make recommendations or article assignments, and we encourage interviews and research to enhance your articles.

Columnists write a minimum of four articles per semester on a specific topic or a particular theme. We are looking for dedicated medical students who are engaged and eager to join in-Training as columnists.

Reporters provide original reporting on the latest news in medical education and are fully credentialed by the in-Training Editorial Board, which allows them to gain press passes and attendance at exclusive conferences and events.

Our Writers-in-Training Internship Program pairs budding physician-authors with our Medical Student Editors for intensive one-on-one mentorship for an entire year. We will be accepting applications for the next cohort of writers-in-training in December 2015.

Physicians and Residents
Physicians and residents interested in giving advice to medical students in our Doctor’s Orders section should contact us at

Guest Writers
Premedical students and other allied health professionals interested in writing for the medical student audience are invited to submit to our Consults section. Please contact us at for further details.

Medical Student Editors
Medical student editors are the backbone of the Editorial Board. Editors are responsible for procuring, copyediting and publishing articles. We are looking for individuals with previous experience in writing and journalism to join the Editorial Board. Please email us at if you are interested in becoming an editor.

Contact us at to find out how you can contribute.

Submit an Article

Click here to submit an article to in-Training. You will be prompted to create an account.