The most important acceptability guideline for MDR is social and medical significance. This only means that the medically-related article must be written in a way that convey relevance to society.

We accept article in the following areas:
Medicine and the Humanities

a. Ethics and Medicine
b. History and Medicine
c. Religion and Medicine
d. Arts and Medicine
e. Poetry and Medicine
f. Interview with the Medical Humanity Experts

Teaching the Doctor:

Essays on patient’s experience
Clinical perspective from non-healthcare provider

Medicine and the Social Sciences

a. Medicine and Politics or the Politics of Medicine
b. Medicine and Economics or Money in Medicine
c. Anthropology and Medicine
d. Psychology and Medicine (Articles not technical enough to be classified as psychiatry)

Concepts in Biomedical Science

a. Undergraduate Research Highlights –review only, no original data is published
b. Interview with the Science Experts
c. Medical Breakthroughs – audience-friendly review

Public Health

a. Community Health
b. International Health
c. Health Education
d. Health Policy
e. Health Administration


a. Responses to Professional Articles
b. Letters to the Editors

Medical Book or Movie Review
Becoming a Healthcare Professional

a. Advices from people who have been there
b. Interviews with professionals

Articles under other headings: should obtained written permission from MDR staff before being reviewed.


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DEADLINE: Sunday, September 24th, 2023 at 11:59PM*

*With the exception of the Breakthroughs Application

Staff Writer (Full-Length Articles)

 This position is for students interested in submitting a proposal for a full-length article covering an important topic in modern healthcare that will be published in our Fall 2023 issue.

Senior Editor

 If you’re someone with strong editing experience who would like to take on a leadership role, specifically if you’re interested in monitoring our team of editors and checking articles for accuracy and substance, please apply for this position.


 This position is for those with a good eye for detail, with an interest in editing articles submitted by our writers.

Creative Staffer

 This position is for those who would like to create meaningful artwork or take photographs to match our featured articles.

Breakthroughs Writer

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 at 11:59PM

 This semester the Medical Dialogue Review is excited to continue expanding past Washington Square and announce the return of our newest section! “Breakthroughs” is designed for short articles and accepts submissions from writers within and beyond the NYU community. Articles are limited to 500 words and lend themselves to covering hot topics in medicine, science, and public health in a concise format.
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