Get Involved & Submit

Welcome to in-Training!

in-Training, the online peer-reviewed publication for medical students, welcomes passionate and capable writers who are enthusiastic about sharing their thoughts, experiences and opinions with the larger medical student community. in-Training provides the unique opportunity for medical students to begin careers in physician-journalism and to unleash their inner creativity.

Please review the publication’s guidelines prior to submitting your piece to in-Training.

Submit an Article

Please follow the following steps to submit an article to in-Training.
1. Click here to create an account. Please enter your username as your full first and last name: all in lowercase letters and without spaces (i.e., ‘mikejones’).
2. You will receive an email with a link to verify your account. After clicking the link, you will be prompted to log in and then you will be automatically directed to the article submission page.
3. After you submit your article, you will receive additional instructions by email from the managing editors.

Get Involved

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 writing style including: opinions, news reports, poems or something completely outside of the box. We encourage you to conduct interviews with educated professionals and research both sides of your argument to enhance your articles prior to submission.

Columnists: Columnists must write a minimum of four articles per semester. We are looking for dedicated medical students who are engaged and eager to join in-Training as columnists.

Writers-in-Training: The in-Training Writers-in-Training internship program pairs novice physician-authors with medical student editors for collaborative one-on-one mentorship for an entire year. Applicants are generally recruited in the summer months.

Physicians: Physicians interested in writing articles with the purpose of 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 a medical student audience are invited to submit to our Consults section.

Artists: We welcome medical students to submit their artwork to us; please adhere to the format described in the article submission page.

Contact Us

Please send emails to to ask questions and discover how you can contribute.