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About the CFMS
The CFMS is an organization representing over 8,000 medical students from 15 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.
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Spring Recruitment
May 11, 2023

Would you like to become involved with the CFMS? We have many positions available in our 2023 Spring Recruitment! Applications are NOW OPEN and will remain open through SUNDAY, JUNE 4th, end of day. If you need an extension up to 48 hours, please send us an email!

How to Apply:

Review the full list of available position descriptions linked below:


Other than internal positions, we highly encourage you to look at these joining these external committees:

Please complete the application forms (linked below) for each position and portfolio you are interested in applying to. NOTE: there are standardized questions at the beginning of each form, and you will need to submit a separate form for each position you are applying to, so if you are applying to more than one portfolio please save your answers on a Word document to save you time. 

Application Forms (English and French included):





Global Health

Government Affairs


Student Affairs

For any positions that require an interview, the respective Portfolio Director will contact you to schedule an interview. For all other positions, the portfolios selections committee will review the application and evaluate based on a matrix looking at key attributes (unless otherwise noted in the Position Description Sheet). All candidates will be notified whether or not they receive a position. We encourage ALL students to apply, especially students who are from a traditionally underrepresented group within medicine and medical leadership and whether you have previous experience within the CFMS or not.

Any questions? Please contact [email protected]

Good luck!

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