Posts under UofT

OMSA Student of the Month of April 2014 - Anna Ly

  • Posted on: 29 April 2014
  • By: OMSA Admin

The often exhausting grind of clerkship -- attempting to obtain those decisive yet elusive reference letters while experiencing the steep learning curve is extremely trying. In this context, it's easy to lose sight of the patient's real needs, but Anna, a third year student from UofT, never seemed to lose sight of what matters most.

Preparing Future Medical Leaders

  • Posted on: 20 March 2014
  • By: OMSA Admin

Advocate, actor, comedian and author Rob Hawke led a Dynamic Speaking for Leadership workshop for students in the Leadership in Medicine Elective (LiME) on February 4. 

Hawke — who is an alumnus of Second City — is a respected patient advocate who draws upon his own experience as a cancer patient. His one-man show, "Norm versus Cancer: A Terminally Funny One Man Show," was nominated for a 2011 Canadian Comedy Award.