In addition to the unique and educational patient cases our Figure 1 members upload every day, we are also accepting original and engaging quizzes, polls, and blog posts for consideration from verified Figure 1 members to share with our community of healthcare professionals.
To submit a drafted quiz, poll or blog post for consideration, please complete the submission form below. Before submitting your draft, please be sure it follows the guidelines. Content must comply with all guidelines to be considered. We are unable to guarantee acceptance of any submitted content.
Questions? See our FAQs.
Quizzes for the Figure 1 Questions profile in the app should be visual, challenging, and convey a single clinical learning point.
Title (formed as question):
Correct answer (1):
Incorrect answers (3):
Answer details for correct and incorrect answers:
Word Count: No set word count
Images: All quizzes must include a clinical image. Please ensure the image is taken from Figure 1 (provide case link) or, if providing your own image, ensure proper permissions are in place.
Polls for the Figure 1 profile in the app should seek insights from the community on engaging and relevant topics. Please avoid political or promotional language. Each poll can include up to five multiple choice questions.
Multiple choice question:
Word Count: No set word count
Images: You are not required to provide images for polls. If a clinical image is relevant, please provide. Ensure the clinical image is taken from Figure 1 (provide case link) or, if providing your own image, ensure proper permissions are in place. If providing graphics, please provide a link to the original source.
Blog Post Guidelines
Blog posts for Figure1.com Blog should be educational and offer data-based opinions and observations.
- Write in a conversational tone.
- Take a deep dive into a specific topic rather than generalizing the whole topic.
- When referencing a source, please include a link to the source directly within the text (example: In this clinical case from Figure 1 …).
- Avoid political language.
- Content cannot be promotional or connected to sponsored content.
Minimum Word Count: 600 words; no set maximum
Images: You are not required to provide images or graphics for blog posts. If a clinical image is relevant, please provide. Ensure the clinical image is taken from Figure 1 (provide case link) or, if providing your own image, ensure proper permissions are in place. If providing graphics, please provide a link to the original source.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the process for consideration?
We review all submissions for editorial alignment and accuracy. Within 15 working days, you will receive an email with the publishing decision and any next steps.
I just published a piece on my website, can I submit it for consideration?
All submitted content must be original and not already published to another website.
If accepted, what is the review process?
All content is first reviewed for editorial alignment. Content that is clinical in nature is reviewed by our medical team for accuracy. If accepted, and significant edits are made, the draft will be returned to you for sign off and for final accuracy edits only. The content is then published in alignment with our overall editorial calendar.
How long does it take for accepted content to be published?
The timeline depends on our overall editorial calendar, but you will be alerted once your approved content is published.
Will I be credited for my submission?
Blog posts include a byline, and quizzes and polls include a “Submitted by” notation.
How will my content be shared?
Accepted submissions will be published to Figure 1 channels, such as Figure1.com and the Figure 1 app. Content may also be shared with Figure 1 social media channels and emails. We encourage that you share the content with your networks as well.
Can I publish the content on my own website?
While we encourage you to share the content with your networks — including your social channels and linking to the content from your website — content may not be published on another site in full for site optimization purposes.
Does this change the process for uploading cases in the app?
No, this has no impact on how cases are uploaded into the app.