Beautiful People of the Americas

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The beauty of the work, motivation and values of students involved in IFMSA is astounding. Only in IFMSA events do I see such a dense concentration of future healthcare professionals who are actively working to build their capacity to impact health, environment, peace and justice issues of this world. This enthusiasm is particularly powerful in […]

What Presidents do

In the past, I had been a few times to Presidents sessions, and fell in love with the dedication, hard work and wisdom that fills the room. While we don’t have the same energy and fun activities as in IFMSA committee sessions, the discussions are addressing very high level matters in our national organizations and […]

From – 35 to +35


The temperature difference was shocking. My arrival to Asuncion, Paraguay happened on a “warm” day (according to locals), with only +35 degrees outside, and a burning sunshine. Warm is also the word to describe the atmosphere in which the arrival day happened. Everyone was so happy to finally meet or see again the socially committed […]

Contracts Fair: what an amazing experience!


Dear Readers,
 The GA is already almost over! I can’t believe how fast the August meeting has gone by so far. Up to now I am so impressed with the organization of this GA by the amazing organizing committee (OC). The lodging, food, venue, social program and of course NFDP have gone beyond my expectations […]

Tanzania, here I come!

Dear readers, My name is Alexa Eberle and I am a third year medical student at Université de Montréal. I was the NEO for the incomings this past school year and I will hold this position for another year. I am therefore going to be representing SCOPE at the August meeting in Arusha, Tanzania. I […]

An amazing experience so far!

Dear readers, My name is Alexa Eberle, I am a second year medical student at Université de Montréal and I am the NEO-in for IFMSA-Québec. I am proudly representing SCOPE for our delegation at this march meeting in Budva. It is so nice to arrive here and meet so many people that I have been […]

First Days, First Impressions, First GA (August 1st and 2nd)

So many things to say…. I will start with a brief introduction: I am Lena Zotova, soon to be Med-1 student at McGill University. Being Lena is also to be the Local Research Exchange Officer for McGill, the IFMSA-Québec Vice-President of Projects elect, the youngest and less experienced of all IFMSA-Québec delegates at the AM2016, […]

A quelques jour de l’inconnu

Oups, je pensais que je devais écrire l’article en anglais: I’m now 1 week before my first ifmsa meeting ever and i anticipate it with excitation and fear. Let me explain the fear part: I started to read the preparation texts for the August Meeting and i found it quite à challenge.  I’m not used […]