The Ontario Political Advocacy Committee (OPAC) is the political advocacy body of the OMSA. All of the important information pertaining to OPAC's activities is available under the "Advocacy" menu, including our events, priorities, updates, position papers, resources and local initiatives.
As future physicians dedicated to the health of Ontarians, we advocate for changes in education, health policy and care delivery that will benefit both Ontario medical students and the people we serve.
Represent medical student perspective on educational, political, and social issues to improve our health and medical education systems and the health of Ontarians.
- Determine and promote key issues of concern for lobbying the Ontario government.
- Empower medical students in grassroots advocacy initiatives.
- Educate students on healthcare issues and ways to advocate.
- Foster ongoing collaboration between Ontario’s medical students and health system stakeholders from community and professional organizations, universities and government.