Family Medicine / Rural Medicine Interest Group

The Family Medicine / Rural Medicine Interest Group aims to promote family and rural medicine as an attractive career option to University of Calgary undergraduate medical students. We aim to hi-light the diversity and scope of practice that is available in family medicine and rural practice. Membership is free and open to any medical student at the University of Calgary and may be obtained by approaching a FMIG / RMIG representative.

Benefits of Membership

Gain leadership and organizational skills by helping us plan and organize events! Members also have access to any FMIG / RMIG associated events and may receive benefits such as the ability to pre-register for events prior to non-members.
 

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Rural Skills Weekend

Visit rural towns in Alberta and learn alongside allied healthcare professionals in this fun weekend event! Participants will have the opportunity to practice medical skills, tour local towns, and learn about rural medicine.

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Resident Teaching Night

Join us for a fun and informative teaching night led by family medicine residents and physicians. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about high-yield cases and common diagnoses using a family medicine approach.

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Diversity in Family Medicine Night

External Events

Hear from Family physicians who personalized their career and lifestyle by taking a third year of residency (R3) in fields such as Indigenous Health, Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Obstetrics, Sports Medicine, or Surgery.

Scholarships

External scholarships are available for Family Medicine and Rural Medicine. 
To see a total list of awards, please visit http://grad.ucalgary.ca/awards.

Rural Medicine Scholarships

Scholarships available for rural medicine students. 


Dr. Lynne M. McKenzie Memorial Scholarship

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Northern Alberta Development Council Medical & Dentistry Student Bursary

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John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student Bursary

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Dr. Michael Tarrant Scholarship

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Rural Medical School Award

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Additional Benefits & Events

Members can learn about family and rural medicine related events held by the Alberta College of Family Physicians of Alberta, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada.