Your Friendly Family Medicine Student Interest Group


The Family Medicine Student Interest Group (FaMSIG) is a group of McGill students interested in promoting Family Medicine amongst their peers. Our goals include:

  • Exposing medical students to a wide variety of Family Medicine role models
  • Demonstrating the diversity of Family Medicine
  • Supporting students who are interested in Family Medicine
  • Educating medical students about Family Medicine training and careers
  • Fostering mentorship between family physicians and medical students
  • Fostering mentorship between upper- and lower-year medical students
  • Having fun!

FaMSIG wants you! Get involved!


Posted by eve-lynne.kyle on Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 19:10

Welcome new Med-Ps and Med-1s! Med-2,3,4s, Welcome Back!

FaMSIG (the Family Medicine Student Interest Group) would like to invite you to our first event of the year!! Come and enjoy free beer and pizza with Family Med residents and learn more about their backgrounds, experiences and diverse clinical practices.

When: Thursday, September 6th, 2012, 6:30pm
Where: Thomson House (3650 McTavish, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1Y2)
Who: Open to all med students
How: PLEASE RSVP BEFORE SEPTEMBER 3rd using the following link

Posted by emilie.gagnon on Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 20:38

If you are interested in knowing more about rural medical practice, FaMSIG is organizing a one day trip to Cowansville.

This event will take place on Saturday June 9th, 2012. The bus will leave Montreal at 8h30 AM and should be back at around 18h00 PM. Lunch will be provided.

It will be your chance to learn more about all the differences between rural and urban practice. You will attend conferences by physicians who work “en région”, visit the Cowansville hospital and have a great day in good company.

Posted by laura.arul on Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 13:17

Attention Med-1s and Med-2s!

FaMSIG is organizing a skills day on April 15, 2012 at 12 noon. Skills that will be practiced include suturing, casting, labour and delivery, neurological exam, imaging, and MSK. Snacks will be provided!

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to laura.arul@mail.mcgill.ca by April 5th, spaces are limited.

We also ask that a 5$ deposit be given, it will be returned to you the day of the event. Please give your deposit to Patrick Moynihan if you are a Med-1, and Emilie Gagnon if you are in Med-2.

The FaMSIG team

Family Medicine Student Interest Group

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