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What Issues do Ontario Medical Students Care About? OPAC Survey Results 2017

  • Posted on: 25 December 2017
  • By: OMSA Admin

The top three priorities for the future of healthcare in Ontario identified by medical students in the 2017 survey are summarized in the infographic below. OMSA will be advocating on all three fronts this year. To learn how, or to get involved, please contact the Director of Representation at

Attend OMA's General Meeting with OMSA

  • Posted on: 10 June 2017
  • By: OMSA Admin

Dear Ontario Medical Students,

The Ontario Medical Association is holding a General Meeting of Members (GMoM) to discuss the Binding Arbitration framework that was recently agreed upon between the OMA’s negotiations committee and the Ministry. This framework will form the guiding principles through which the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) and the OMA will negotiate the terms of future Physician Services Agreements.

MOHLTC's Proposal for New Reimbursement Plan for Physician Services

  • Posted on: 19 December 2016
  • By: OMSA Admin

Hey fellow medical students!

Your Ontario Medical Students’ Association (OMSA) team here! With the holidays fast approaching, receiving information about the ongoing issues between the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the government can be overwhelming and difficult to decipher - we feel the same way! We are working hard to make information on recent events available for you in a transparent and concise way, and we are truly interested in hearing your opinions and views on what is happening so we can best represent all of you.

OMSA Executive Endorses YES Vote for Physician Services Agreement 2016

  • Posted on: 28 July 2016
  • By: OMSA Admin

As the representative voice of Ontario’s 3,500 medical students, the Executive of the Ontario Medical Students Association has voted to endorse the 2016 tentative Physician Services Agreement (PSA) between the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

OMSA and CFMS Statement Regarding Residency Reduction Update

  • Posted on: 19 June 2016
  • By: OMSA Admin

As medical student representative organizations, both the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA) and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) would like to update our members on the anticipated reductions in the number of Canadian Medical Graduate (CMG) PGY-1 residency positions for the the 2017 R1 Main Residency Match.