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August 2020

Round A Election Speeches

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until August 19, 2020

Round A: Election of the first year Class representatives Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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Round A Election Speeches

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until August 19, 2020

Round A: Election of the first year Class representatives Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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Round B Election Speeches

August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until August 28, 2020

Round B: Election of SMSS Executive positions (Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal) Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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Round B Election Speeches

August 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until August 28, 2020

Round B: Election of SMSS Executive positions (Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal) Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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September 2020

Round C Election Speeches

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until September 9, 2020

Round C: Election of SMSS Council and Auxiliary Positions (Jr. Fundraising, Jr. Sports, Jr. GAAC, Jr. GHL, Jr. GHA,  Jr. SCG, Jr HSSA, Research Rep, USSU MSC Rep)   Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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AIG Career Dialogue

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Career Dialogur Panel with Anesthesiologist and residents.

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Round C Election Speeches

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until September 9, 2020

Round C: Election of SMSS Council and Auxiliary Positions (Jr. Fundraising, Jr. Sports, Jr. GAAC, Jr. GHL, Jr. GHA,  Jr. SCG, Jr HSSA, Research Rep, USSU MSC Rep)   Elections speeches are required for the following positions: Class representatives, Jr. VPs Academic, External, and Internal, Jr. GAAC and Jr. SGC.

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Hitchhikers Guide to POCUS

September 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Guide to POCUS

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October 2020

EMIG Physicians Panel

October 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Virtual emergency physicians panel where physicians can talk the speciality and attendees have the opportunity to ask questions.

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DIG: Intro to Imaging Modalities Talk

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join DIG and Dr. Scott Adams as he guides us through an intro to the various imaging modalities that are used in clinical practice, such as X-rays, CT and MRI! RSVPs are now open, please sign up by Tuesday, October 13th, 11:59pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email usask.dig@gmail.com

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Ultrasound in Trauma

October 15 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Come join the USUS (University of Saskatchewan Ultrasound Student Group) in learning from Dr. Rob Leeper, trauma surgeon at Western and LEGEND in trauma ultrasound, on Thursday October 15th at 12:30pm virtually through WebEx.

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Understanding the Poverty Line & Market Basket Measure

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Throughout the fall the Division of Social Accountability (DSA) will co-host along with the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership (SPRP) a Friday webinar series to discuss lessons learned during COVID – how these intersect with 12 Bold Ideas to Eliminate Poverty, and how to move forward. These online conversations will explore topics such as housing and homelessness, understanding the poverty line and market basket measure, the impacts of CERB and income assistance, racism and criminalization of poverty, youth poverty, the digital…

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Financial Literacy 1 – Budgeting your Money

October 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The SMSS has partnered up with Scotia/MD and they will be providing non-biased presentations about managing your money, investing and other financial matters. When: Monday, October 19th at 12:30pm. Topic: Debt Management · Budgeting for medical school · Managing your line of credit · Understanding financial terms · Credit scores · Debt relief programs If you are interested in attending and learning more about debt management, please sign up using the following link and a WebEx link will be sent…

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GIG Virtual Physicians Panel

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Physicians with a sub speciality in geriatrics are coming together to provide medical students with insight into their sub specialty and how they chose their career path. Represented on this panel will be geriatricians, a geriatric emergency medicine physician, and a family medicine physician with an interest in the elderly. This will be a question and answer event - all medical students are encouraged to attend and ask questions.

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Anesthesiology Crisis Management Virtual Simulation Night

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Anesthesia Interest Group (AIG) would like to invite you to our first SIM event of the year. Join us and fellow classmates in two case discussions facilitated by Dr. Korchinski on Tuesday, October 20th from 7-9 pm. Please RSVP by October 17th to ensure your spot and be entered in a chance to win a free Starbucks coffee!

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Pre-AGM Council Meeting

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MIG (Medicine Interest Group) Lunch Talk

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The MIG will be hosting internal medicine physicians and residents for a Q and A, panel-style lunch talk.

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ABLED – Career Dialogue

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Advocates Bringing Light to Education on Disabilities (ABLED) is happy to present a virtual lunch talk, where there will be an opportunity to learn about the field of physical medicine from residents and doctors in the field. Join us in learning more about how medicine can better serve those with physical and mental disabilities. We will be offering a 5$ e-gift card for the first 30 registrants, so sign up today!

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SMSS AGM 2020

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Updates from each division and discussion of proposed amendments to the SMSS Constitution and Policies.

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PSYG Lunch Talk

October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

November 2020

Family Med Plus One Panel

November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch-talk from a panel of family physicians including anaesthesia, obs, and sports medicine

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Medicine Interest Group- Resident Talk

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

A virtual event hosted over Webex where students will hear from residents in Internal Medicine.

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Medicine Interest Group- Resident Talk

November 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

A virtual event hosted over Webex where students will hear from residents in Internal Medicine.

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Movember Fundraiser Trivia Night!

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This year to raise funds for our Medical Mo's Movember donation, the SMSS is hosting a Movember Trivia night! Categories include Music, Guy's Flick, Sask History, 90s Pop Culture, Macho Movember Mustaches, Movember Awareness, and Animal Interactions. Minimum $10/team entry donation. All proceeds go to the Movember Foundation.

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CanMETS Career Dialogue Discussion Panel

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

A discussion panel that explores different areas and specialties within the field of oncology (Saskatoon & Regina)

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Neurology Career Talk

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join us for a lunchtime talk exploring the careers of adult and pediatric neurology!

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Women in Medicine & Surgery Career Talk

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join the Student Surgical Society (SSS) and the Medicine Interest Group (MIG) for a lunchtime talk with Dr. Penz, Dr. Mueller, and Dr. Samuelson. Dr. Penz is a Saskatoon based respirologist, Dr. Mueller is a Saskatoon based general surgeon, and Dr. Samuelson is a general surgeon recently graduated from the University of Saskatchewan residency program. The 3 physicians will share their career path, the unique challenges they faced along the way, along with their career advice for medical students hoping…

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SaskDocs Surgery Career Talk

November 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

More details to come soon. We will be having SaskDocs give us an overview of the field of surgery and then having a local Saskatoon surgeon speak for the second half.

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Planetary Health Student Group Talk with Dr. Joe Vipond

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Joe Vipond is the interim president of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment. Dr. Vipond has worked as an emergency physician for fifteen years and raises awareness about climate health. His passion and appreciation for the environment began at an early age and he believes everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy environment. Join us in building connections between the environment and health!

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The Role of Simulation in COVID-19 Preparedness

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you wondering what role simulation has played in COVID-19 preparedness throughout this pandemic? If yes, then you do not want to miss out on this lunchtime talk presented by the Simulation in Medical School Interest Group! Our presenters, Drs Paul Olszynski and Carlyn Gardner, would love to answer any questions you may have around this topic, so please include your questions on the RSVP form.

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HIV Awareness Trivia

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join us for the first event of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week 2020! Individuals can sign up for this and future events using the attached form. Attendees will sign up as individuals and have the chance to win gift cards to local businesses while testing their knowledge on HIV in Saskatchewan!

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Choosing Wisely – Antibiotics Trivia!

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the CW team for a Trivia Night during Antibiotics Awareness Week! This is in partnership with the Pharmacy Students. More information to come!

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ABLED – Volunteer Fair

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

ABLED (Advocates Bringing Light to and Education on Disabilities) is hosting an online volunteer fair via Webex, highlighting different organizations in the community! This is an opportunity to network and find organizations that you may want to volunteer with in the future. We acknowledge the difficulties surrounding organizing in-person volunteers this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but we hope to raise awareness and spark interest for future opportunities regardless.

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Obstetrics & Gynecology Interest Group (OGIG) presents: Obs/Gyn Dean’s Research Panel

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join us for a fun and engaging lunch time talk! We will be hosting a panel made up of 3 OGIG execs who completed their Dean’s Summer Research Projects related to female and reproductive health. They will provide an overview of the process from applications to presentation and you will have the opportunity to view their research posters and ask them all of your burning questions. Although the panel will share their experience with female and reproductive health research, this…

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ARRHG Rural and Remote Surgeon Panel

November 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch talk from a panel of physicians who practice surgery in rural and remote areas, including Estevan, PA, Melfort, and Inuvik NWT! We will be joined by Dr. Brian Geller, Dr. Joanne Siverston, Dr. Erin Beresh, & Dr. Adeyemi Laosebikan.

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Lunch talk with James Dixon: “The Syndemic Nature of HIV, HCV, and Overdose in Saskatchewan”

November 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join us for the second event for HIV/AIDS Awareness Week 2020! Current U of S PhD Candidate James Dixon will present "The Syndemic Nature of HIV, HCV, and Overdose in Saskatchewan."

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Let’s Talk About Sex Trivia Night

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hey everyone, the Gender Engagement in Medicine Student group is excited to announce our first event of the year, “Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby” Trivia Night! Come spend the night with us before finals screw you over 😉 Categories will include sexual health knowledge, name that STI, songs about sex, LGBTQ+ in pop culture, and more! When: November 19th, 7:00PM Where: over Webex 🙁 Who: you and your friends! Why: win some fun prizes! (one door prize and prizes for…

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Neurosurgery Careers Lunch Talk

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free!

How often does a neurosurgeon perform brain surgery? What does a typical day look like for them? Join us for our neurosurgery lunchtime talk to find out! A panel of neurosurgeons will be discussing their daily practices and their career trajectory with a Q&A period to follow.

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Orthopedics & Trauma Resident Lunch Talk

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Want to learn more about Orthopedics? Join the Group of Orthopedics and Trauma for a lunchtime talk Friday November 20th between 12:30 and 1:30pm as residents Dr. Scott Willms (Ortho R5) and Dr. Nebojsa Kuljic (Ortho R2) discuss the field of orthopedics, training at the U of S, their background in medicine, and answer student questions. The first 30 students to sign up will receive a $5 gift card! We are looking forward to learning with you. Remember, we are…

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Pediatrics – Panel Discussion

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the Pediatric Interest Group for a panel discussion with staff physicians and residents that work in the field of Pediatrics. Whether you're interested in a career in Pediatrics, or just want to learn more about working with children, this panel discussion is for you! All are welcome to come and ask any questions that they may have about CaRMS, residency and a career in Pediatrics, or just to get a sense of best clinical practices for use in sick…

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Immigrant & Refugee Health Club: Dr. Yvonne Blonde Lunch Time Talk

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you interested in patient advocacy and learning more about immigrant and refugee healthcare? The Immigrant and Refugee Health Club is excited to present a lunch time talk on Nov 20th at 12:30 pm with Dr. Yvonne Blonde on the healthcare experience of immigrants and refugees in Canada. The first 30 students to register will have a choice of receiving a gift card to a local restaurant (City Perks in Saskatoon or Everyday Kitchen in Regina).

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Systemic Racism, Equity and Health Education: What is the role of the DSA?

November 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

A recent awareness of systemic racism in the Canadian health care system has emerged in the public conversation. However, evidence of systematic discrimination and biases, as well as of persistent patterns of inequities in health are abundant and long-standing in our province. How is medical education implicated in the reproduction of these health outcomes? How can the DSA foster conversations about racism in Health education using a framework of equity that establishes measurable outcomes as well as timely mechanisms for…

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Documentary Watch Party: “How To Survive a Plague”

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join us for the final event of HIV/AIDS Awareness Week 2020 as we watch "How to Survive a Plague" - an educational documentary about the activists who pushed for action to combat the AIDS epidemic, which also has 98% on Rotten Tomatoes! We will watch together using Youtube Party (instructions will be sent via email to those who sign up).

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Approach to Disordered Eating with Amy Pickering, Registered Dietician

November 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join the Gender Engagement in Medicine group for a conversation on Monday, November 23 from 12:30-1:20 with Registered Dietitian Amy Pickering to learn about an interprofessional, trauma informed care approach to eating disorders and disordered eating.

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Sports Medicine + Ultrasound

November 24 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Hello everyone! Want to learn how ultrasound is used in Sports Medicine? Come join the USUS (University of Saskatchewan Ultrasound Student Group) in learning from radiologist Dr. Jeff Bird, from the U of S, on Tuesday November 24th at 12:30 PM virtually through WebEx. RSVP by Sunday November 22nd to receive a free $5 Starbucks Gift Card (First 30 to RSVP and attend). Those on the RSVP list will be given the WebEx information! We look forward to learning with…

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