Immigrant and Refugee Student Panel

Health Science Building 107 Wiggins Rd, Saskatoon, SK

The Immigrant and Refugee Health (IRH) Interest Group is hosting a panel discussion event where students from the college of medicine who came to Canada as either immigrants or refugees will have an opportunity to share their stories of experiences adjusting to a new culture, navigating the health care system, and any significant barriers they […]

Free

Sanctuary Cities + Advocacy Letter Writing Lunch Talk

Zoom

Undocumented migrants are a population which commonly falls through the cracks when immigrant and refugee health is addressed. In many cities, these individuals are unable to access public services (including healthcare) due to fear of detainment or deportation. Sanctuary cities offer a solution to this issue, and in this session we will learn a bit […]

Free

Non-English Language Skills Session

Zoom

One of the most prevalent barriers to immigrant and refugee patients receiving care is that of language. This session will be formatted as a skills night with 3 stations (20 minutes each) where students will learn some basic conversational phrases and medical terminology in some of the non-English languages commonly spoken in Saskatchewan (Tagalog, Arabic, […]

Free

IRH Movie Night

Zoom

As a fun way to cap off a week of learning, join us for a movie night where we will be watching the first episode in the series “Living Undocumented” (I encourage you to watch the rest of the series on your own time if you’re interested)!

Free