About the CFMSThe CFMS is an organization representing over 8,000 medical students from 14 Canadian medical student societies from coast to coast. We represent medical students to the public, to the federal government, and to national and international medical organizations.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montreal, QC September 24, 2018 - The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) is proud to announce the election of the 2018-19 Board of Directors by the membership at our 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM).
CFMS congratulates all candidates who stood for nomination.
The composition of the 2018-19 CFMS Board is:
Past-president & Board Chair: Dr. Henry Annan, Dalhousie University
President: Captain Stephanie Smith, Cumming School of Medicine - University of Calgary
Vice-President Communications: Victoria Januszkiewicz, Memorial University Newfoundland
Vice-President Finance: Odell Tan, University of Saskatchewan
Director of Education: Maylynn Ding, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine - McMaster University
Director of Global Health: Michelle Quaye, Schulich School of Medicine - Western University
Director of Government Affairs: Yipeng Ge, University of Ottawa
Director of Student Affairs: Victor Do, University of Alberta
Western Regional Directors:
Wendy Wang, Cumming School of Medicine - University of Calgary
Fatemeh Bakhtiari, Max Rady College of Medicine - University of Manitoba
Ontario Regional Directors:
Debbie Grace, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine - McMaster University
Rishi Sharma, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine - McMaster University
Quebec Regional Director: Adel Arezki, McGill University
Atlantic Regional Director: Dax Bourcier, le Centre de Formation Medicale du Nouveau-Brunswick
QUOTATIONS FROM THE CFMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
“The CFMS 2018-19 is a diverse representative board comprised of directors from coast-to-coast. I’m looking forward to leading the board as we continue to advance the priorities of medical students and the objectives of our Strategic plan.”
Dr. Henry Annan, Past-president & Board Chair
“Congratulations to the new Board of the CFMS. I am excited about working with such a driven and passionate group of medical student leaders as we advance the CFMS in the areas of advocacy for student engagement, building collaborations & communications, and changing Canadian medical education culture.”
Stephanie Smith, CFMS President
Acknowledgement: The 2018-19 Board Photos were done by Bethany Wilkes, a medical student at McGill University.
ABOUT THE CFMS:
Founded in 1977 by Canadian medical students, today 41 years later the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) represents over 8,400 medical students at 15 medical schools across Canada. Under our 2017-2022 Strategic Operations & Human Resources Plan, the CFMS represents medical students to the public, the federal government, and national and international medical organizations. As the national voice of Canadian medical students, the CFMS are tomorrow’s physicians leading for health today with the aim to connect, support, and represent its membership as they learn to serve patients and society.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Victoria Januszkiewicz, Vice-President Communications
Canadian Federation of Medical Students
Email: [email protected]