A Brief Guide to Finance

  Have your summer escapades completely drained your bank account? Get a financial refresher by reading through the MMSA’s new infographic for an overview of all things related to med school money concerns. This quick read covers topics from scholarships, to getting a line of credit. Check it out on the MMSA’s wellness page, under […]

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 […]

Pride in Review!

Another year, another magnificent celebration of Winnipeg Pride! The MMSA was thrilled to see many of our student members participate in various events throughout the duration of Winnipeg Pride, hosted from May 25 – June 3. Events specific to the University of Manitoba included a lunch time drag show hosted in the Brodie Atrium, a […]

2018 CFMS Spring General Meeting

  Who was there? Delegations from each of the CFMS member schools across Canada, including: Travel Award Winners VP Externals/CFMS Representatives Global Health Liaisons Medical Society Presidents National Officers Executive Members Scroll down for an inside look at what the meeting was like from all of these different viewpoints, shared by your Manitoba Delegation! What […]

The Postl Post – Notes From May 14

Members of the MMSA Council were thrilled to meet with Dr. Postl in an informal meeting on the morning of May 14th. Topics covered in this meeting included security changes at Bannatyne campus, upcoming health and wellness improvements, and issues such as decreased CaRMS match percentage, and increasing university fees for the coming semester. The […]

Bannatyne Campus Safe Ride Program

Security Services at the University of Manitoba has recently announced that it is expanding its Safe Walk initiative to include a Safe Ride component.  Safe Ride is a service provided to members of the University community as a safe, and free alternative to walking alone after dark.  The Safe Ride program will operate daily (Monday-Friday) […]

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 […]

MMSA Teaching Awards and Student Awards

MANITOBA MEDICAL STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION TEACHING AWARDS 2017/2018 Med 1 Awards Med 1 Award for Inspiration: Dr. George Zhanel Med 1 Award for Innovation: Dr. Clarence Khoo Med 1 Award for Mentorship: Dr. Ian Whetter Best Med 1 Teaching in Small Group: Dr. Sabine Hombach-Klonisch Best Med 1 Course: Musculoskeletal 1 (Dr. Jason Peeler) Med 2 Awards Med 2 […]

CFMS National Day of Action on Indigenous Mental Health

What an incredible experience it was spending the weekend of February 10th – 12th with some of the most outstanding medical student leaders from across Canada for the Canadian Federation of Medical Student’s (CFMS) National Day of Action on Indigenous Mental Wellness. Having had the opportunity to participate in the research and Indigenous community consultation process […]