Therese Zink Student Narrative Award

Established in 2015, this $500 award is presented to one graduating medical student whose narrative, has been accepted for publication by a journal, or has been published. Family Medicine faculty will review submitted narratives and determine the recipient. 


Application process

A panel of faculty specialists will judge entries. The awards will be presented at the University of Minnesota Foundation’s Spring Honors and Awards Reception.

Submit proposals and application form to:

Therese Zink Student Narrative Award Committee

Submit via email to:

Submit via email to:
University of Minnesota Medical School
ATTN: H. Peter Cao
Phillips Wangensteen Building 6-100
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
516 Delaware Street Se
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 


Or deliver to H. Peter Cao in 6-100 PWB.


Application Deadline: February 15

Application Form [Download from Google Drive]