Can we get this trending?

This past weekend I was in Quebec City for the Spring General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Medical Students. This meeting involved receiving a general round of updates and summaries of the initiatives that happened throughout the year from the CFMS (Wellness survey, new external representation of students on national medical academy level, establishing

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Get SMART for 2013

Happy New Year’s everyone, welcome to 2013! Now one of the more popular customs around this time of year (aside from watching World Junior’s Hockey and engaging in the personal rituals of overcoming a hangover) is the setting of New Year Resolutions. After all, it’s fitting: setting new marks for the next 365 days, creating

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Humanities Proposal

The advent of cutting-edge technological advancements used to diagnose and treat ailing patients has revolutionized modern medicine. Scientific progress, both biological and technological, has vastly improved our quality and longevity of life. With the prevalence of chronic disease surpassing that of acute illness, the patient-physician relationship must be one groomed for long-term success; establishing a

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Student Submitted Essays

Below are the short listed papers for the Family Medicine Essay Prize 2012 The Value of Experience by Chantal Forristal Learning and Grades by Anurag Bhalla A letter to incoming medical students by Sarah O’Connor An Open Letter to Premed Students by Linna Li Family Medicine and Keeping in Contact by Robyn Sambrook