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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 (tentatively scheduled for Saturday, April 16th, 2016). 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 2015 meeting documents section.

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

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.

The National Geriatrics Interest Group (NGIG) is currently accepting applications for the J.L. NGIG Student Leadership Award and for the NGIG Research Award. These awards are a great way for students to be recognized for all the hard work they have done in the area of geriatrics!

Each year, the CMA prepares a document outlining all the tax tips that you can benefit from as a physician or a physician in training.

The CFMS and MD Financial Management have set aside funds for the 2015-2016 academic year to provide financial assistance for CFMS member medical students who wish to attend our Spring General Meeting, held April 15-16, 2016 in Montreal, Quebec.

The University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine (UOJM) is now accepting submissions for our Spring 2016 issue on Preventive and Personalized Medicine. Submissions to our journal are free and the deadline is March 1st, 2016.  We accept original research, reviews, commentaries, news and letters, humanities, and interviews. Please see attachment or visit for further details.

Applications for the CFMS-MD Financial Management Leadership are now being accepted! For more details on how to apply, please click here.

The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ), who together represent all medical students in Canada, today released a list of ‘Six Things Medical Students Should Question’ as part of Choosing Wisely Canada. The list identifies six targeted, evidence-based recommendations that can support conversations about what care is really necessary.

The CFMS-FMEQ National Health and Wellbeing Survey, will be opening on November 23, so keep your eyes open for further notification, and please consider participating.