AMIG is a student-run interest group dedicated to providing medical students with additional opportunities to learn about and develop competency in addiction medicine.
Anesthesia Interest Group
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)
Bioethics Interest Group
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)
The Calgary Guide to Understanding Disease
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.
Calgary Pediatrics Interest Group
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.
Calgary Student Run Clinic (SRC)
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.
Canadian Doctors for Medicare (CDM) - University of Calgary Chapter
Christian Medical and Dental Society (CMDS)
CMDS is an organization of physicians, dentists, and students that explores opportunities to integrate faith in practice. All are welcome.
Clinical French Interest Group
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!
Dermatology Interest Group
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.
Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG)
Promote interest, knowledge, and experience in emergency medicine.
Family Medicine Interest Group and Rural Medicine Interest Group (FMIG/RMIG)
FMIG and RMIG exist to promote family and rural/regional medicine, and to create awareness of the diverse opportunities they offer.
Geriatric Interest Group
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.
Palliative Care Interest Group
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.
Canadian Alliance of Medical Students Against Human Trafficking (CAMSAHT)
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.
Opthalmology Interest Group
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.