Canadian Medical Association General Council Highlights!

From August 20-23, we had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA’s) 150th 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 with the support of Doctors Manitoba. In case you didn’t know, GC occurs every year […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Art of Budgeting: Effectively Managing Your Money

Join us as we explore the importance of money management and budgeting, explaining different and effective ways to track your spending and paint a picture of expected expenses over the course of medical school. Lunch will be provided for attendees; please RSVP by March 2, 2017 (below).   Date: Monday, March 6, 2017 Time: 12:00-1:00pm […]

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 […]

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, […]