Waterways Informational Talk

Join WMIG on Zoom for a lunch talk with Waterways to find out more about what they do, the history of Indigenous canoeing traditions, and how this all relates to medicine and us today. Waterways is a community organization focused on helping Indigenous youth reclaim canoeing and paddling traditions. Indigenous health is a key part […]

CMA Advocacy Training

Physicians advocate for patients every day. Through this experience, many want to take their advocacy to the next level — to make changes to the system and the profession. At the CMA, we’re proud to help our members turn their aspirations into action by providing advocacy skills coaching to medical students and physicians across the […]

Climate Change and Health in Manitoba

Come and hear Curt Hull, Project Director for Climate Change Connection Manitoba (https://climatechangeconnection.org/) present about how climate change impacts health. Curt has been trained specially by Al Gore and The Climate Reality Project to talk about the impacts of climate change on our physical and mental well-being. He’ll bring a Manitoba perspective to discussions on […]

Federal Election Debate Viewing

The Federal Election is coming up and so is the Federal Leaders Debate! Watch the live stream this Monday, October 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm in Theatre B. The official topics that will be discussed are: Affordability & economic insecurity, National & global leadership, Indigenous issues, Polarization, human rights & immigration, and Environment & energy  

Provincial Lobby Day Letter Writing Campaign

Magnify your voice!…Come by the tables set up by 260 Brodie and join the Student Advocacy Committee in a letter writing campaign to help support youth mental health resources as you learn about what happened at Provincial Lobby Day . Coffee and snacks will be served!

Rich Man Poor Man Dinner

  The Global Health Interest Group (GHIG) will be hosting our annual student-run Rich Man Poor Man fundraising dinner February 21, 2018 in the Brodie Atrium from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Cocktails will be served at 5:30pm with speakers and dinner beginning at 6:00pm. Our theme this year is Global Mental Health. This year we are […]

Pack-a-Sac Donation Drive!

Dear Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, I am excited to announce that the MMSA will be holding a competition between the classes (and against Pharmacy) with a “Pack a Sac” drive for the local organization Agape Table. The goal is to collect items such as warm clothing and toiletries to make backpacks to give to our community members who are without a home or in difficult circumstances this winter. Collection has started as […]

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 […]

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 […]