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Interested in starting your own student group? Please email the Director of Student groups at email@example.com with your completed application form.
AMIG is a student-run interest group dedicated to providing medical students with additional opportunities to learn about and develop competency in addiction medicine.
Our goal is to connect students interest in anesthesiology to the faculty and create a supportive environment to explore their interest and learn about the field.
Wendy Wang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Michael Bell (email@example.com)
Our events will challenge and inform students to be protagonists in guiding discussion of difficult and controversial ethical topics within the medical community, to colleagues and patients. Students will learn to apply the principles of a medical ethics framework in facilitating respectful, yet thought provoking dialogue: all key to being an excellent physician and leader.
Emily Cooley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Miryam Chacko (email@example.com)
A student-authored, faculty-reviewed learning resource found at calgaryguide.ucalgary.ca. The Calgary Guide connects the pathophysiology of diseases with their clinical findings and complications, explaining concisely and coherently the links in between.
The mission of CPIG is to promote pediatric medicine as a specialty and to provide medical students with the opportunity to advocate on behalf of pediatric patients.
The SRC is an initiative aimed at providing accessible, quality healthcare for Calgary's underserved populations. With physician and student volunteers delivering primary care services, it aims to increase access to medical care, provide disease management and preventative medicine, health counselling and education, social and community services, while training medical students in the delivery of primary care services.
CMDS is an organization of physicians, dentists, and students that explores opportunities to integrate faith in practice. All are welcome.
The Clinical French Interest Group was formed in 2015 by students interested in practicing medicine both in English and French. We welcome all levels of French speakers, because it's never too late to start! Our club runs fun social events as well as outreach events with the Francophone community, giving students the opportunity to practice their French and connect with the community. Many Francophones have limited access to French medical care, so learning French is great way to serve your patients!
Description: The Dermatology Interest Group (DIG) brings together medical students interest in pursuing dermatology as a career option. Primarily, the DIG is involved with implementing the Sun Safety program with the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation in Calgary, organizing special lecture topics, and holding review seminars.
Promote interest, knowledge, and experience in emergency medicine.
FMIG and RMIG exist to promote family and rural/regional medicine, and to create awareness of the diverse opportunities they offer.
The Geriatrics interest group aims to increase knowledge and awareness of the medical and social issues facing older adults. We also serve as a forum for students interested in Geriatrics.
In collaboration with the Division of Palliative Care at the University of Calgary and other community members/partners, the Palliative Care Interest Group aims to raise awareness of palliative care, support career exploration and training opportunities for medical students, and provide a forum for interdisciplinary engagement.
Zaheed Damani: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen Tam-Tham: email@example.com
Merna Adly: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Canadian Alliance of Medical Students Against Human Trafficking (CAMSAHT) is the first, student-led anti-trafficking initiative of its kind in Canada. We work to educate Canadian healthcare professionals about human trafficking through curriculum development, research, and advocacy.
Our mission is to offer experiences in medical volunteering at community events, strengthen multidisciplinary collaboration, develop practical skills, and engage locally.
The Ophthalmology Interest Group aims to give members exposure to the different aspects of ophthalmology. This is done by making connections between students and faculty for shadowing, research and training opportunities. Ophthalmological assessments are an important part of several different disciplines; thus, we facilitate opportunities for individuals to learn basic eye exam manoeuvres and techniques.
IHIG is composed of medical students raising awareness within the student body about aboriginal culture and how to better serve aboriginal peoples in the health care system.
Joshua Nash (aboriginalhealthSA@gmail.com)
The IMIG is designed to provide students with a greater exposure and understanding to the different subspecialties within Internal Medicine. This club will function to provide first-hand information to those medical students who are interested in exploring Internal Medicine as a possible career path. Physicians from most IM sub-specialties will come to organized group sessions and talk to the students about their specific fields; their life- styles; their journeys so far etc. The aim of these sessions will be for the students to get frank impressions about each IM sub-specialty, and also to know a little bit about the IM programs being offered in different schools across Canada.
The Longview is a literary journal whose mission is to angle a creative lens towards healthcare, and canvas how the students navigating through it perceive the complex nature of modern medicine. Through expression in all forms of the creative arts, we hope to create a space that narrates the weird and wonderful journeys we take with our patients and provide a forum for students that is at once educational, enlightening and healing.
Med Hockey is a fun league for medical students and resident to play shinny every Friday afternoon.
To provide and promote opportunities for all U of C med students to become informed and inspired on a career in neurology.
A multidisciplinary interest group that aims to educate medical students about various topics in both adult and pediatric Oncology including, but not limited to, treatment, case studies, and research.
Sean Doherty (email@example.com)
Christian Farrier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The physiatry and sports medicine group is for those students interested in movement, rehabilitation and/or sports medicine. The goal is to increase awareness of these forms of medicine and gain exposure to topics and expertise in these fields.
The Planetary Health Interest Group seeks to increase awareness about the health implication of climate change. Through curriculum development, speaker events, collaborations and advocacy opportunities we hope to increase students knowledge on the interdependence of environmental and human health, and articulate the role of medical students and future physicians in climate advocacy.
To provide students with opportunities for exposure to the field of Radiology including the various modalities, and to better understand the pathway to a career in Radiology.
Students for Antimicrobial Stewardship Society (SASS) is a student-led national organization dedicated to raising awareness of antimicrobial stewardship and resistance across Canada. Founded by medical students, we support a multidisciplinary approach to stewardship through collaboration with students from health professional programs including Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. We represent students regarding antimicrobial stewardship at the national and international level, interfacing with industry, medical organizations, educational institutions, and governments.
Sunny Punjabi (email@example.com)
Fadi Ibrahim (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Nader Aboelnazar (email@example.com)
Mannat Dhillon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Evan Hagen (email@example.com)
SHINE is a student run group that focuses on bridging the gap between public health and medicine. Students in SHINE are involved in developing, implementing and evaluating research or community projects by partnering with community-based organizations at on-reserve schools, remand centres, and refugee clinics.
The Surgical Interest Group aims to introduce medical students to different surgical specialties. Students interested in pursuing surgery will have the opportunity to connect with residents and staff, learn basic procedural skills and relevant research through teaching nights, regularly hosted journal clubs, and video presentations.
This student-run initiative strives to introduce students to the simulation learning environment. Students will enhance necessary skills and clinical problem solving for acute medical simulations, while also growing an understanding of sim based learning. This includes sim training, team work and debriefing skills. Be part of a self-sustaining model in which new SRST members become future simulation experts and leaders.
To connect medical students with Obstetrics & Gynecology (and its sub-specialties) to promote interest and involvement within in the field. To increase awareness of women's health issues to students on campus and to work with local partners to improve the health of marginalized women.