Family Medicine

Family Medicine Interest Group

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Welcome to the website of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG)! Here you can learn more about the various events run by FMIG and ways that you can contribute and make a difference. We encourage you to check our website for regular updates and announcements. Also, please join our Facebook Group to stay up to date with our current events.

If you are a MUN medical student, feel free to email your Class Rep for any questions or feedback! For other general inquiries, please email Sarah Eustace at fm.ugme@med.mun.ca.


About Us

What’s FMIG?

Family Medicine Interest Groups (FMIGs) are run by medical students for medical students. Our goal is to increase exposure of Family Medicine during undergraduate medical training. We offer a variety of student activities to help increase awareness and understanding of the opportunities, roles and responsibilities within Family Medicine. Please see the events below to get involved.

We would like to thank the MUN Discipline of Family Medicine for funding and supporting our activities. Also, a special thanks to the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for funding and supporting our Procedures Day 2017. 

Section of Medical Students (SOMS)

If you are a medical student member of the CFPC, the Section of Medical Students (SOMS) Council is your voice on matters related to Family Medicine and advocacy. The SOMS Council is a national committee of medical students established to be the voice of the student members of the CFPC and to link the College with medical students in each university across Canada. Two Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) representatives from each Canadian medical school serve as representatives on the SOMS Council. If you have an issue that you would like to discuss with SOMS, or a topic you would like to be discussed at the next SOMS Council meeting, please email your SOMS rep Melanie Johnston (maj308@mun.ca).

More information about SOMS!

CFPC Membership for Medical Students

If you are a medical student, you are able to join the CFPC and maintain your membership for free! To qualify for this membership category, you must be enrolled in a Canadian University Faculty of Medicine program leading to an MD degree. Benefits include: a reduced annual subscription rate for the Canadian Family Physician (CFP), free online access to Self LearningTM and MDCME.ca, research services from the Canadian Library of Family Medicine, access to Scotiabank professional banking, financial services at preferred rates….and more!  

Join now, and learn more about the membership benefits available to medical students!