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In memory of Abeera Shahid

  • Posted on: 31 January 2023
  • By: OMSA Admin


It is with great sadness that OMSA remembers and honours our colleague, peer, and dear friend Abeera Shahid, who passed away unexpectedly on December 19th, 2022. Abeera was a 3rd year medical student at the University of Ottawa and OMSA’s Vice President of Advocacy. 



OMSA Council passes two position papers regarding combatting sexual assault and addressing barriers for students with disabilities

  • Posted on: 3 September 2022
  • By: OMSA Admin

On September 3rd, 2022, OMSA Council unanimously endorsed the following two position papers written by Ontario's medical students:

  1. Reducing barriers in Canadian medical school admissions for students with disabilities (Gerstman, Dini, Wilton)
  2. Combatting Sexual Assault: Addressing Gaps in Medical School Curricula (Healey, Mihilli, Alphonsus, Steckle)

A summary of all previously endorsed position papers can be found here.

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