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 […]

Agape Table – Volunteer Event

Did you know that Agape is Greek for unconditional love? We are so proud to be working with the MMSA, PARIM and MD Financial to give back to the community by volunteering at Agape Table on March 22, 2017. Agape Table provides nourishment to those in need, ranging from the homeless to single parents. To […]

CMA President Election – All Candidates Forum

All five candidates running for the position of CMA president will be presenting their platforms, discussing issues that face the medical profession and our future in this career. There will be an opportunity for an open Q&A from the audience. The candidates include: Dr. Darcy Johnson Dr. Martha Ainslie Dr. Gigi Osler Dr. Shannon Prud’homme […]

MMSA Stance on UMFA Strike

The MMSA Executive convened this evening, November 2nd 2016, for our monthly council meeting; one topic of discussion was the recent UMFA strike. Following brief deliberation, the MMSA Executive voted unanimously in support of the UMFA’s decisions over the past few weeks and the motives behind their strike. Though the demands of the medical curriculum […]

Queer Health Winnipeg- A Town Hall Forum

The LGBTTQI+ Interest Group at the Max Rady College of Medicine (University of Manitoba) warmly invites you to join us in an evening of dialogue and community building around issues of queer health & wellness. We hope to prioritize the voices of Winnipeg’s queer community, especially those most frequently left out of the conversation. This […]

CFMS Communique – October 15, 2016

In This CommuniquĂ©… 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 […]

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, […]