Canadian Federation of
Medical Students

CFMS/IFMSA Opportunities

See below more detailed descriptions of these global health opportunities!

  1. Call for Nominations: CFMS Committees and National Officer Positions
  2. Call for Nominations: CFMS Executive Positions
  3. Call for Articles: on mental health of (future) health professionals
  4. MAID – Foundational Online Module

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  1. Call for Nominations: CFMS Committees and National Officer Positions

Want to serve on a CFMS committee or become a National Officer? Applications are due Sept. 29th! Click here for more information, and for a list of the available positions. http://bit.ly/2j13kOl 

Deadline: September 29th, 2017

 

  1. Call for Nominations: CFMS Executive Positions

Nominations are now open for Executive Member positions of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS). Deadline to put your name forward is September 22nd. Elections will be held on September 23rd at the CFMS AGM in Ottawa. You do not need to present in person to run!  

Deadline: September 22nd, 2017

 

  1. Call for Articles: on mental health of (future) health professionals

The European Sting is a political newspaper covering almost any political, economical and social topic. Specifically, for this call, they are seeking accepting submissions from medical students on the following topic: Interviews with ourselves - the mental health of future physicians. 

If you are interested in the topic above and you would like to share your ideas with us and the world, please send a full article to [email protected].org no later than by the 30 of September.

The incoming articles need to adhere to the following specifications:

a)    Clearly defined brief title
b)    Up to 500 words article body text
c)    Profile picture of the writer
d)    100 words brief resume of the writer
e)    email address of the writer

Please send us your article as an attachment to your letter, and not as the actual letter. Also bear in mind that articles must be in a format that allows for them to be edited using a word processor. Hand-written and/or scanned articles will not be accepted.

Deadline: September 30th, 2017

 

  1. MAID – Foundational Online Module

Having a good grasp of the ethical issues surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) and a clear understanding of your own stance on the topic will help you have informed, objective and empathetic conversations with your patients.

Joule and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) have created an unbiased educational offering specifically designed for Canadian physicians. This 90 minute foundation online module is offered to members of the CMA for free and covers the topic of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID). Find more information here