Pride in Review!

Another year, another magnificent celebration of Winnipeg Pride! The MMSA was thrilled to see many of our student members participate in various events throughout the duration of Winnipeg Pride, hosted from May 25 – June 3. Events specific to the University of Manitoba included a lunch time drag show hosted in the Brodie Atrium, a […]

The Postl Post – Notes From May 14

Members of the MMSA Council were thrilled to meet with Dr. Postl in an informal meeting on the morning of May 14th. Topics covered in this meeting included security changes at Bannatyne campus, upcoming health and wellness improvements, and issues such as decreased CaRMS match percentage, and increasing university fees for the coming semester. The […]

MMSA 2018-2019 Council Elections Results!

Hi all, Please join me in welcoming and congratulating the MMSA Council Elected for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. Our official handover will happen mid-late April but over the next month, we will start transitioning responsibility. Senior Stick: Christopher Briggs – briggsc4@myumanitoba.ca Vice Stick Internal: Jaymie Walker – walkejca@myumanitoba.ca Vice Stick External: Achieng Tago (previously elected) CFMS Rep Jr: Fatemeh Bakhtiari Senior […]

MMSA Teaching Awards and Student Awards

MANITOBA MEDICAL STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION TEACHING AWARDS 2017/2018 Med 1 Awards Med 1 Award for Inspiration: Dr. George Zhanel Med 1 Award for Innovation: Dr. Clarence Khoo Med 1 Award for Mentorship: Dr. Ian Whetter Best Med 1 Teaching in Small Group: Dr. Sabine Hombach-Klonisch Best Med 1 Course: Musculoskeletal 1 (Dr. Jason Peeler) Med 2 Awards Med 2 […]

CFMS National Day of Action on Indigenous Mental Health

What an incredible experience it was spending the weekend of February 10th – 12th with some of the most outstanding medical student leaders from across Canada for the Canadian Federation of Medical Student’s (CFMS) National Day of Action on Indigenous Mental Wellness. Having had the opportunity to participate in the research and Indigenous community consultation process […]

CFMS National Day of Action

        During the CFMS National Day of Action weekend, I had the honour and privilege to learn about Indigenous Mental Wellness and the opportunity to speak to the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Senator Marilou McPhedran and MP Terry Duguid about some of the issues that indigenous communities face regarding mental wellness. I also had […]

Humans of CaRMS – Family Medicine 5

  Family Med in Winnipeg N/A BSc med Not to rank back up programs that I wasn’t 100% considering Stress can be intense, even if you’re just applying to a non-competitive program. N/A Talking to attendings about their ideas on how to get the job you want. Even if it’s not in their area — […]

Pack-a-Sac Donation Drive!

Dear Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, I am excited to announce that the MMSA will be holding a competition between the classes (and against Pharmacy) with a “Pack a Sac” drive for the local organization Agape Table. The goal is to collect items such as warm clothing and toiletries to make backpacks to give to our community members who are without a home or in difficult circumstances this winter. Collection has started as […]