External

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the CFMS, OMSA, CMA, OMA, etc. and what is your role?

Common Abbreviations:

  • CFMS: Canadian Federation of Medical Students
  • OMSA: Ontario Medical Students Association
  • CMA: Canadian Medical Association
  • OMA: Ontario Medical Association

Check this page for a description of the roles of the Vice-Presidents of External Affairs.

How can I get more involved in medical leadership and politics?

Keep an eye out for your biweekly update emails from the Vice-President of External Affairs – this is how we will inform you of opportunities to get involved as they become available. Feel free to email us anytime if you have any questions and concerns, or just want to learn more!

What benefits and discounts are available to me and how can I access them?

Click here to navigate to the Scholarships, Bursaries, and Benefits section of our page.

Scholarships and Benefits

Infographic of Member Benefits for External Medical Organizations
Handouts of Member Benefits for External Medical Organizations
Infographic of Member Discounts for External Medical Organizations

Updates

Latest news from the OMSA, CFMS, and other external organizations.

Get Involved

Opportunities to get involved with the OMSA, CFMS, and other external organizations.

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