Come and hear from your fellow students about their elective experiences, plan your electives and ask your burning questions.
Learn more about the Medical College of Canada and USMLE Exams, what past successful students recommend to achieve the best on these exams. In addition, educational seminars geared towards the USMLE and MCC exams will be planned throughout the year.
After your medical degree, residency in North America may be an option, we want to help educate you about the process in applying for this. In addition you will hear from past NAMSA students who have been successful in securing a residency position.
Hear your University of Sydney Alumni who have continued their training in Australia as an intern, and their suggestions on how to be a successful intern
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THE NAMSA TEAM
In addition to social nights, NAMSA will be hosting a number of helpful events to support you professionally via information but also via networking. The following events have been scheduled and confirmed for 2017, so you can diarize these if you’re keen to come! • March 16, 2017: NAMSA Welcome (for members’ slides, please contact email@example.com) • June Read more about Events 2017[…]
At the NAMSA welcome meeting, there was some discussion regarding changes to required exams for Canadian residency training. In brief, the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE) will no longer be required. For further details, those interested in residency training in Canada are directed to http://www.mccevolution.ca/, published by the Medical Council of Canada (Le Conseil médical Read more about Changes to Canadian residency training[…]
Place: Kerry Packer Education Centre, Auditorium 4.1 • 5:30 pm: Pizza • 6:00 pm: Welcome meeting commencement The University of Sydney’s North American Medical Student’s Association would like to invite all students to it’s annual ‘Welcome Meeting’! The event will take place at RPA in the Clinical School KPEC Auditorium 4.1. Entrance is on Johns Read more about NAMSA Welcome Meeting 2017[…]
On 8 September 2016 at 5:30 pm–7:30 pm, NAMSA held its annual Residency Night and its AGM, which involved the election of its new officers for 2016–2017. Thanks to all that put their names into the hat for positions and congratulations and all the best to those that have gained positions. The following positions have Read more about Residency Night 2016 and NAMSA Executive 2016–2017![…]
ERAS tokens can be requested from June 23rd. Just in case you need some motivation, that would be:
CanadaQBank NAMSA is proud to announce a new partnership with CanadaQBank that will offer NAMSA members a 50% OFF discount from all CanadaQBank products. Please fill out the information form. This is just to cross-reference your information with our NAMSA membership sign-up sheets, and you will receive the discount code via e-mail shortly after. If Read more about CanadaQBank[…]
North American Elective Placement Survey NAMSA is proud to present it’s newest project – a North American electives database. The idea is to create a database of former elective placements that have been organised and completed by University of Sydney medical students. This will allow new students to see what electives have been obtained by Read more about Elective Survey[…]
2015 NRMP Match Results Overall results from the 2015 NRMP Match are out. “Of the 12,387 IMGs who participated in the 2015 Match, 6,302 (50.9%) matched.” Stay tuned for more details and for more information, see the full article in the ECFMG Reporter. #
What can SOAP do for you? The NRMP match is held in mid-March. For eligible individuals who do not match on Match Day, there is the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP). The computer works some magic with unfilled spots and anything is possible! More details can be found at the NRMP’s site: http://www.nrmp.org/residency/soap/
NAMSA Welcome Night Come learn more about NAMSA and meet students from North America. You’ll learn about the USMLE Steps, Canadian exams, where to find good study resources, our schedule for the year and much more! Of course, there is free pizza for NAMSA members. If you paid last year, you’re good to go. If Read more about NAMSA Welcome Night[…]