Advocated Bringing Light to and Education on Disabilities (ABLED)
We aim to facilitate collaboration and reciprocal learning between medical students, healthcare specialists, people with special needs, and their families in order to increase awareness and understanding of intellectual, and/or physical disabilities.
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Anesthesia Interest Group (AIG)
The AIG aims to provide a wider range of exposure to anesthesiology than is available through the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine curricular experience, with opportunities for mentorship, education, and hands-on experience with anesthesiology faculty and residents.
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Aboriginal, Rural and Remote Health Group (ARRHG)
The Aboriginal, Rural and Remote Health Group (ARRHG) is an interdisciplinary interest group for all health science faculties. We seek to promote a community of opportunity and awareness surrounding the issues in Aboriginal, rural and remote communities as well as to network various members with interest in these topics.
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Cancer Medical Education for Trainees and Students (CanMETS)
CanMETS exists to provide undergraduate medical students with opportunities to interact with and learn from professionals in various sub-specialties in the field of oncology. Our vision is to use a collaborative approach to increase student knowledge, awareness, and skill so that students will be better prepared to provide excellent, evidence-based care to patients with cancer.
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Choosing Wisely (CW)
Our group recognizes that student medical education serves as the foundation for shaping resource stewardship competencies. In light of the growing recognition that medical overuse can impact patient safety, we wish to develop and lead a cultural shift in reducing unnecessary care. As all medical schools across Canada are engaged in leading initiatives in Choosing Wisely Canada, we aim to represent the voice of medical students in Saskatchewan in matters regarding this campaign. It is our goal to increase and develop leadership capacity here at the University of Saskatchewan and ensure the safety and health of our future patients through adequate and early training of medical students on resource stewardship.
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Diagnostic Interest Group (DIG)
The Diagnostic Interest Group promotes the development of essential skills in radiology and pathology, raises awareness of opportunities within a range of diagnostic specialties, and provides students with valuable information and tools to facilitate success in clerkship and
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Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG)
This group serves as a starting point for students to gain more information about emergency medicine. We aim to recruit students to a career in emergency medicine by informing them about the specialty, assisting in networking opportunities and helping them learn relevant skills.
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Exercise Interest Group (EIG)
The Exercise Interest Group is a student-driven project with the aim of enhancing the wellbeing of medical students through physical exercise.
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Family Medicine Club (FMC)
The FMC aims to enhance exposure of the student body to family medicine as a career choice and to educate students about the endless op ons in family medicine (e.e. locum opportunies, +1 programs, rural vs urban practice, etc)
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Gender Engagement in Medicine (GEM)
This group is committed to providing the medical student body with an intersectional perspective to human health, which will promote an understanding of the ways that gender and sexuality can contribute to health inequities, and will facilitate establishing future practices that are safe for, and inclusive of, all patients.
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Geriatrics Interest Group (GIG)
The U of S Geriatrics Society is committed to helping students identify the ongoing needs of older adults throughout Saskatchewan as well as build partnerships between health care providers, organizations, and the public in the promotion of age-friendly practices.
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Group for Orthopedics and Trauma (GOAT)
Our goal is to showcase the Orthopedics and Trauma professions, and to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and building of relationships between currently practicing professionals and current students.
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Immigrant and Refugee Health Interest group (IRH)
The IRH aims to recognize and acknowledge barriers to healthcare access that immigrants and refugees face in Canada and to realize the impact future physicians may have to overcome these challenges to promote health equity.
Contact information: ImmigrantRefugeeHealth@gmail.com
Integrative Medicine Interest Group (IMIG)
The U of S CoM, along with the Centre for Integrative Medicine, are leaders in the discipline of Integrative Medicine, with our curriculum including among the most exposure of any medical college in Canada. We are therefore leaders in facilitating health prevention and promotion, especially in the area of chronic disease, which is a significant burden to our medical system. Integrative medicine increases the options available for patients to utilize when accessing health care. IMIG allows students to join together and learn more about Integrative Medicine, ways to incorporate it into their future practices and their own lives, and ways to help facilitate even further growth of this area of medicine within our college.
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Medical Education Student Group (MESG)
The object of MESG is to provide opportunity to and support medical school students with an interest in teaching, research in medical education, and patient education. MESG shall also serve as an outlet for seasoned professionals to impart strategies of teaching and the benefits of conducting a practice with both teaching and clinical practice and/or research components MESG therefore seeks to broaden medical students’ career options by furthering their teaching abilities and awareness of opportunities in medical education. MESG will also serve as the home of Peers United by Leadership and Skills Enhancement (PULSE). This initiative allows undergraduate first-year medical students to collaborate with upper-year medical students in order to enhance their clinical learning experience. PULSE thereby empowers upper year students who want to further their teaching skills and enhances first years’ clinical skills by providing an opportunity for students to become more comfortable with their abilities in a low-stress environment.
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Medicine Interest Group (MIG)
MIG will expose and educate students on the specialty of Internal Medicine and the sub-specialties within it. We also aim to enhance communication between the student body and the department of medicine at the U of S, as well as in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health region.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology Interest Group (OGIG)
OGIG strives to increase student exposure to the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology to promote awareness of the specialties scope of practice, provide opportunities to become involved in Obs-gyn and to advocate for women’s health rights in Saskatchewan. Our aim is to facilitate the creation of mentoring relationships between Obs-gyn faculty and medical learners.
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Pediatrics Interest Group (PIG)
PIG aims to provide learning opportunities in pediatric medicine to undergraduate medical students and facilitate networking between undergraduate medical students and pediatric faculty members. We also strive to promote and provide information on career opportunities in pediatrics to undergraduate medical students, thus encouraging them to train and practice in the province. Lastly, we also aim to engage undergraduate medical students in pediatric advocacy, community health, and child volunteerism.
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Psychiatry Student Interest Group (PSYG)
Psychiatry is a fundamental part of the medical profession with applicability in all medical specialties. The College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan has a need for a dedicated student group to promote awareness and fluency with the psychiatric profession and psychiatric issues in medicine. In particular, the College of Medicine needs a student group dedicated to raising awareness to and reducing stigma towards mental illness. The Psychiatry Student Interest Group will fill these roles within the College of Medicine student community and work towards these goals.
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Simulation in Medical School (SIMS)
Our goal is to enhance medical student clinical decision making, critical resource management, and procedural skills through the use of medical simulation.
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Student Neurological Society (SNS)
The Student Neurological Society will enhance interest in the specialties of neurology, neurosurgery and physical medicine & rehabilitation, raise awareness of career and research opportunities within these specialties, help all students develop essential skills related to clinical neuroscience, and increase student awareness of neurological disease.
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Student Surgical Society (SSS)
SSS aims to increase student engagement and participation in our events, and to encourage students to keep an open mind about surgical specialties.
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Journal Club (UGJC)
The Journal Club strives to ignite a passion for research in medical students and to create growth opportunities for medical students in presenting and critically analyzing research.
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U of S Ultrasound (USUS)
U of S Ultrasound promotes and teaches clinician performed ultrasound (CPU) to medical students, to guide future clinical evaluation and treatment of patients. We seek to enhance student skills by providing hands-on probe time, expert multidisciplinary clinician guidance, and opportunities to learn how to integrate findings into clinical decision making.
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