CCME Art Exhibit – Call for Submissions

The Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2017 will be held in Winnipeg April 29-May 2, 2017. This affords the opportunity for students who are artistically inclined to submit their submissions for the exhibit and easily attend the live exhibit, if your piece is selected. If you have any artistic talents, I would highly encourage you […]

CFMS Communique – October 15, 2016

In This Communiqué… 1) Congratulations to the 2016 CMHF Award Recipients! 2) Get involved with the CFMS! – Fall Call for Nominations (Deadline: October 22, 2016) 3) Sandra Banner Student Award for Leadership – Call for Applicants (Deadline: December 15, 2016) 4) North American Refugee Health Conference – Call for Abstracts (Deadline: January 16, 2017) 5) McMaster University Medical Journal – Call […]

CMA General Council: Next Steps

In August, we had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA’s) 149th Annual Meeting and General Council (GC), as part of a program designed to get more students, residents and early-career physicians involved: the CMA Ambassador Program. In case you didn’t know, GC is like the Parliament of medicine and welcomes over 600 […]

Academic Integrity Month

October is Academic Integrity Month! The University of Manitoba is participating by putting on various workshops about academic integrity throughout the month. Many of these workshops occur here at the Bannatyne Campus including: October 4: 12 – 1 p.m. GradSteps Workshop: Research Essentials Ross Lab, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Libraries October 17: 12 – 1:30 p.m. […]

A picture of the MMSA/PARIM delegation to CMA GC 2016

CMA General Council 2016

This week, four MMSA representatives joined hundreds of physicians from across Canada in Vancouver for the 149th annual CMA General Council. There, we made connections with other medical student, resident, and physician leaders and discussed important issues such as wellness, marijuana, medical assistance in dying, and indigenous health. If you’d like to find out more, […]

The Man Who Studied 1,000 Deaths to Learn How to Live

Listen below for a very insightful (albeit long) interview with Dr. BJ Miller, a palliative care doc in San Francisco. Dr. Miller works at the Zen Hospice Project, a residential care facility for the chronically ill whose stated mission is “to help change the experience of dying. We create space for living that offers the […]