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CaRMS Journey: The Team Behind Every Applicant

  • Posted on: 17 January 2016
  • By: OMSA Admin

CaRMS is like a black box. It is a step in medical school that you always know will come, you realize everyone makes it through, but what exactly happens in between is a mix of rumours, some facts and a healthy dose of faculty injected fear. 

The best I felt I could do to face this was to make lists and be organized which kept me focussed and on track. It avoided going back to re-check my past steps to make sure things were complete. 

Starting early and working on the application nearly daily were

OMSA Student of the Month of September 2015 - David Chan Chun Kong

  • Posted on: 7 October 2015
  • By: OMSA Admin

Meet David Chan Chun Kong (University of Ottawa), our student of the month for September 2015!

David Chan is September's Student of the Month for many different reasons. His colleagues and friends always comment on his amazing work ethic, his many accomplishments, and his desire to always be there for his friends, no matter what.

Wellness Wednesdays III: 10 Reasons to Join the OMSA Wellness Committee

  • Posted on: 3 June 2015
  • By: OMSA Admin

This is the third and final post of a special three-part OMSA wellness series from the OMSA Wellness Committee 2014-2015. Want to join our amazing team? Look out for applications for the OMSA Wellness Committee and OMSA Wellness Liaison in September!  Feel free to email us at for more information on the roles.

OMSA Medical Student of the Month of April 2015 - Henry Zhang

  • Posted on: 30 April 2015
  • By: OMSA Admin

It is OMSA's utmost pleasure to share Mr. Henry Zhang, a fourth year medical student at the University of Ottawa to be April's OMSA Medical Student. After having worked with him on numerous occasions in clinical and non-clinical settings, his peers say that his leadership, interpersonal skills and compassion have touched many lives and have been an inspiration to many colleagues.