My RM experience has come full circle

The end of any event always fills me up with a bag of mixed emotions; the RM 2016 in Uruguay was not any different.  This time, I felt euphoric, hopeful, proud, inspired, happy, lighthearted, slightly heavyhearted, relieved, content, fulfilled, amazed, pensive, and nostalgic – all at the same time.  All that I had anticipated from […]

Learning from each other

Poster fair

My days have been filled with workshops and training sessions scheduled back to back.  Never a dull moment.  There were two major occasions when delegates from different countries presented their most successful health projects.  One was the activities fair; the other the poster fair.  The former was based on advocacy projects; the latter on health […]

In the beginning of RM2016….

January 17, 2016.  The first night.  At 20h30, the delegates from Québec went down to the mezzanine to join the other delegates for the opening ceremony.  On arriving, the floor was already full of people.  Everyone was waiting to enter the hall.  As we waited, I made a panoramic mental picture of the mezzanine.  Everyone […]

On being a delegate for IFMSA-QC at the RM in Uruguay

August 25, 2015: My first day of orientation at McGill.  I walked over to the last booth of what was part of a series of tables that represented various services and student clubs McGill had to offer to its medical students.  The young man in front of the table was wearing a t-shirt with the […]