Class of 2021: Doctors Manitoba Mentorship Program Application Now Live!

As promised, the student sign up for the Doctors Manitoba Mentorship Program is now live. This mentorship program was developed in a partnership with Doctors Manitoba, Max Rady College of Medicine Student Affairs, Professional Association of Residents and Interns in Manitoba (PARIM) and the MMSA. Its first iteration ran over the 2016-2017 year and we have made […]

Residency Profiles by the CFMS Wellness Committee

The CFMS Wellness Committee has compiled a repository of information about life in various residency programs from residents themselves! Remember, these are snapshots from a couple of residents from each program so if you’re interested in a program, especially when preparing for electives/Med 4, try and do electives in those programs or reach out to […]

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 […]

Joule Innovation Challenge – Apply now!

This week, Joule is launching its first Innovation Challenge and asking CMA members to send ideas for a product using 3D printing that could ultimately lead to improving a patient’s quality of life. Ideas can be submitted through Joule’s innovation platform, powered by Output at joule.cma.ca. The intention is to create a community where physicians […]

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 […]

Why Academic Integrity is High Stakes in Medical School

MARCH 3, 2017 —  On my first day of medical school, I gathered with approximately 110 of my fellow classmates, donned a starched and creased white coat, and promised, in front of our friends and family, to “First, do no harm” throughout our careers. We were eager, excited and ready to begin, and dove headfirst into […]