E-Da Healthcare Group - 2020 Medical Ethics Essay Competition


To cultivate an ethical culture at medical institutions and reinforce humanitarian concerns in medical education



E-Da Hospital Medical Ethics Committee



E-Da Hospital Medical Library

E-Da Cancer Hospital Medical Library


Application Period:

Monday, September 14, 2020 to Saturday, October 31, 2020.



All personnel of the E-Da Healthcare Group as well as students of the School of Medicine and School of Medicine for International Students of I-Shou University are invited to submit their written work.



  1. The essay should focus on issues about medical ethics. The content can be a reflection on relevant movies/books, or an elaboration of the writer’s personal experience of clinical services.

  2. Word count limit is 1200, excluding references and title.

  3. Times New Roman 12 point font is recommended.

  4. Please submit your essay as attachments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  5. Subject: [2020 Medical Ethics Essay Competition][Author's Name]

  6. Please note: Once we have received your essay, we will send you a confirmation email – if you do not receive a confirmation email within one week, please telephone us on 07-615-0011 ext.1610-1615 to check the status of your essay.


Evaluation criteria:

Ability to express concepts in words (30%); presentation of arguments and perspectives (30%); structure of articles (20%); inspiration from the article (20%)


Announcement of Award Winners:

The list of award winners will be announced on the website of E-Da Healthcare Group Medical Library (http://exdep.edah.org.tw/lib/index.php/zh-tw/) on December 31, 2020, and the prize winners will also be notified individually via e-mails.


Awards: (The winners will receive the prize money in the form of a bank transfer)

  1. First Prize: A certificate and a merit-based scholarship of NT$ 6,000.

  2. Second Prize: A certificate and a merit-based scholarship of NT$ 4,000.

  3. Third Prize: A certificate and a merit-based scholarship of NT$ 2,000.

  4. Honorable Mention: three in total, a certificate and a merit-based scholarship of NT$ 1,000.

  5. Early Bird Award: The first 30 submissions that meet the basic format requirements will receive a NT$ 200 FamilyMart gift card except those who has been awarded the above-mentioned prizes.



  1. Each participant can only submit one article.

  2. The copyright of the award-winning works belongs to the "E-Da Medical Consortium" that allows the organizer to share the article on the Internet.

  3. The content of an article submitted shall not plagiarize others’ works. Upon verification of plagiarism, which is a violation of academic integrity, the organizer may withdraw any prize awarded.