New Finance 101 document now available!

You made it to medicine, now what? Check out the Finance 101 document! It not only contains the basics on financial terminology, an example medical student budget , insurance information and information about scholarships and bursaries but also contains a detailed comparison chart for the different line of credit options! Can you trust it? The […]

MMSA Representative to Doctors Manitoba now a full voting member!

The MMSA is excited to announce that the MMSA representative on the Doctors Manitoba Board of Directors will now be a full voting member! Doctors Manitoba has been working closely with the MMSA over the last couple of years in supporting MMSA initiatives such as funding all interest group activities, hosting town halls, developing the […]

Apply for the Aboriginal Medical Student Financial Assistance Program (AMSFAP)

Please find the attached 2017-2018 AMSFAP application form below. The application opens on June 1st and deadline is September 15. Late applications will only be considered for students applying in their first year of medicine to allow a few days grace. If you have any questions or concerns, you can go to www.gov.mb.ca/health/amsfap (it’s a year […]

A picture of Gurmeet, the MMSA VSE

2017-2018 MMSA Council Elections!

We’re excited to announce the election of the 2018-2018 MMSA Council! There were numerous competitive races, with over 25 students nominated for positions, and over 50% voter turnout. Without further ado: Senior Stick: Gurmeet Sohi Honorary Senior Stick: Dr. William Libich Vice-Stick Internal: Alyssa Archibald Vice-Stick External: Christopher Briggs (previously elected) CFMS Junior: Achieng Tago […]

Wellness Month Challenge

Registration for this year’s Wellness Month Challenge has begun!!! This month (Jan16- Feb 10) includes challenges based on the “4 pillars of wellness”: nutrition, mental health, physical health and social balance. Students from Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Medical Rehabilitation are participating to increase awareness about student wellness and have the opportunity to win prizes like […]

Pathology: Clearing Up Facts and Fiction

Picture it: a dimly lit room, a mysteriously shadowed doctor, the absence of some critical PPE component and on the examination table, a corpse being autopsied in near darkness. In a matter of minutes, key forensic results are produced and the case is solved! This is a common representation of pathology in the media and […]