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Join us in Winnipeg, MB for the CFMS Spring General Meeting, in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education, April 28-29, 2017!

The Spring General Meeting is an opportunity for medical students in Canada to get together and discuss important medical education, advocacy, global health, wellness issues, and more. Join the conversation and get involved; we want to hear from you!

Registration for SGM 2017 is now open.  Please direct any registration inquiries to [email protected] Deadline for registration is April 5, 2017, 11:59PM EST.

REGISTRATION FEES: Registration fee is $135 per delegate, payable by cash or cheque to CFMS at the meeting or through our online payment system. This DOES NOT include hotel accommodations. Students must arrange for their own hotels (excluding CFMS-funded delegates).

NOTE: All SGM 2017 attendees MUST register for CCME and will be required to pay a $50 student fee.

Nominations are now open for the position of President-Elect of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS).

Medical societies, meeting delegates and member medical students are invited to put forward resolutions for discussion and debate at the CFMS Spring General Meeting during the Members Resolutions Session. Resolutions should reflect an understanding of ongoing and past work, and resolutions must pertain to new work of the Federation. Members are encouraged to review resolutions submitted at the previous meeting, available on the CFMS website under the AGM 2016 meeting section.

The CFMS and Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA) are excited to announce an update to the Student-Run Clinic (SRC) toolkit. In collaboration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO), we have added a section on regulatory and legal frameworks for SRC’s.

Every summer, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) offers a Medical Student Internship for 1st and 2nd year medical students in Canada. This is a temporary, full-time post for June through August 2017.

As the representative voice of Canadian medical students, the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) represents you and your colleagues to many national medical organizations including the Canadian Medical Association, the College of Family Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and others.

Each fall and winter, the CFMS selects a new group of talented individuals to help represent medical students to these organizations and offers a chance to general CFMS members to be involved in shaping the future of medicine in Canada. Volunteering for these positions allows students to learn more about medical education, health promotion and more, all while acting as the voice of Canadian medical students.

The CFMS MDFM Leadership Award deadline has been extended to Jan. 20, 2017. Please email [email protected] with further questions!

The CFMS Annual Review, a yearly magazine showcasing initiatives, projects, art, talent and creativity from medical students across Canada, is calling for submissions from all medical students. Share stories from your travels and clinical experiences. Tell us about your reflections, musings, and opinions. Show off your artistic talent, be it poetry, painting, or photography.

CFMS Student Initiative Grants (SIG)  were established in response to the increasing number of medical student-led initiatives and the need for official financial support from our national student organization. Many successful projects have benefitted from direct CFMS funding including charitable, educational and social projects all spearheaded by medical students. Our goal is to assist students in realizing  innovative programs that promote interactions between CFMS students in member schools. Maximum funding for projects will be valued at $3000.