Canadian Federation of
Medical Students

Press Releases

Media Relations for the Canadian Federation of Medical Students is handled by the VP Communications and the President, along with other pertinent executive members. Requests for interviews and comments are answered promptly within 24 hours or less. The CFMS is the voice of medical students in Canada and represent medical students in matters of medical education, medical student wellness and other issues of importance.

Past articles with content from the CFMS have been published at www.cmaj.ca, the Globe and Mail, Macleans and many more publications. If you would like to contact the Canadian Federation of Medical Students with your media request please email [email protected] This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Latest Press Releases

Title Date
PRESS RELEASE: CFMS Response to the Federal Health Committee Report which supports a National Pharmacare Plan April , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Medical students to celebrate National Seniors Day with #Snaps4Seniors and #SnapPourAînés October , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Medical students applaud World Medical Association statement on bullying and harassment within the profession October , 2017
PRESS RELEASE: CFMS Strongly urges Government of Canada to Provide Sustainable Solutions to Canadian Medical Graduates Unable to Secure a Residency Training Position May , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: CFMS Response to AFMC Report – 'Reducing the Number of Unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates: A Way Forward' February , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: CFMS Launches the National Wellness Program and commits to working with the AFMC to create health-promoting learning environments May , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Announcement of the 2018-19 CFMS Board September 24 , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Crisis February , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Announcement of the 2018-19 CFMS Board September 24 , 2018
OPEN LETTER: CFMS Response to AFMC Support for Matching Canadian Medical Graduates November , 2017
PRESS RELEASE: MD Financial Management and Canadian Federation of Medical Students Renew Partnership March , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: Federal Budget 2018 includes key announcements on CFMS advocacy areas, including Indigenous health, opioids, cannabis, Pharmacare, and health research April , 2018
PRESS RELEASE: CFMS Response to the Release of the Results from the 2018 CaRMS R-1 Main Residency Match April , 2018
ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Armed Forces Medical Officer Training Program for Unmatched Students April , 2018