UMJM Call for Submissions!

The University of Manitoba Journal of Medicine (UMJM) is now accepting submission outlines for articles and visual art pieces to be included in our next issue. The theme of our next issue is “The Future of Medicine.” All submissions receive Dean’s Letter Recognition and are eligible for “Outstanding Submission” awards, valued at $150 each (two […]

Interest Group Applications Due June 30th!

A reminder to both new and returning interest groups that forms are due on June 30th, 11:59 PM, and can be submitted to Jaymie Walker, Vice Stick Internal at walkejca@myumanitoba.ca In the spirit of collaboration, similar interest groups are strongly encouraged to apply together. We believe this will lead to a higher calibre of events and […]

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 […]

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 […]

MMSA Teaching Awards Nominations – Now Open!

Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020,The MMSA Teaching Awards voting is now open. Voting is your chance to recognize the Teachers who have contributed most to your medical education last year in pre-clerkship (for the classes of 2019 & 2020) and in clerkship (class of 2018). The link to the survey is below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VR5SJ8H The MMSA […]

MMSA Award Deadline Approaching – Dec 5!

Hello Medical Students, IMPORTANT REMINDER THE ANNUAL MMSA AWARDS Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 On behalf of the MMSA, Awards UGME would like to remind all of you to apply for one or more of the following Annual MMSA Awards:  1.     MMSA Citizenship Award: �         Presented to a student who has shown a remarkable contribution to the social and […]

Toy Drive for Niji Mahkwa School!

The Indigenous Health Promotion Group is hosting a toy drive supporting the Niji Mahkwa school. They are accepting monetary and toy donations in person (details to be announced). The deadline for donations is December 13. The toys will be wrapped by the school and handed out by Santa to each and every child that attends the […]

Congratulations Alyssa Archibald (Class of 2019) – Recipient of CMHF Award

The MMSA would like to extend its sincerest congratulations to Alyssa Archibald, Recipient of the 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award for Students. Born and raised in the small town of Killarney, Manitoba, Alyssa has devoted herself to advocacy and improving the experiences of others. Serving as an Academic Representative, she worked closely with faculty […]