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 […]

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 […]