Humans of CaRMS – Internal Medicine 2

  Internal medicine UBC Yes. Letters from internal programs made a difference. Doing an elective at a university helped me get an interview there. Exposures Put a lot of work into your application. Start early. Practice for interviews a lot and be yourself. Meet and talk to as many people as possible. I would be […]

Humans of CaRMS – Emergency Medicine 2

  Emergency Medicine – Manitoba Yes – I only interviewed to programs where I had done electives Med 1 summer – 6 weeks of rural Family Medicine – I was interested in Family Medicine at that time, and although I had a great experience, I was less convinced that I wanted to do chronic care […]

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 […]

Humans of CaRMS – Psychiatry 2

  U of M Psychiatry I think so. It seems that certain programs require you to do an elective in order to get an interview. Also, too many electives in one place or region could signal to programs in other areas that they are not a top choice for you. 4 weeks of early exposures […]

Humans of CaRMS – Family Medicine 3

  North Bay- NOSM- Family Yes- did a month in North Bay, wouldn’t of got it without that. Exchange in portugal (fun but medically worthless), Trained and raced Make your letters sparkle, and get the best possible letters for LORs (best written) Literally no one on the other end really knows what’s going on. They’re […]

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 […]