Upcoming Mentorship Events

CaRMS East Panel 

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 4pm to 5:30pm PST (6pm to 7:30pm CST, 7pm to 8:30pm EST, 8pm to 9:30pm AST)

Where: Zoom

Join us for the annual virtual mentorship event for the Class of 2023, CaRMS Panel East. Current residents & fellows will share their own experience with CaRMS, what they would do differently, which advice they have for you & how you can successfully navigate this process to continue your medical education journey. A question & answer session will follow once panelists have shared their experiences.

Register here today.

CaRMS West Panel 

When: Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 6pm to 7:30pm PST (7pm to 8:30pm MST/SK, 8pm to 8:30pm CST)

Where: Zoom

Join us for the annual virtual mentorship event for the Class of 2023, CaRMS Panel West. Current residents & fellows will share their own experience with CaRMS, what they would do differently, which advice they have for you & how you can successfully navigate this process to continue your medical education journey. A question & answer session will follow once panelists have shared their experiences.

Register here today.

*Please note that the CaRMS panels are designed for the upcoming graduates, the Class of 2023. You will be invited to attend the CaRMS panels in your final year of medical school.

Past Mentorship Events

Edmonton, AB Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Friday, October 14, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB. 

Calgary, AB Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Thursday, October 13, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Calgary in Calgary, AB. 

Saskatoon, SK Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, SK. 

Ottawa, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, ON. 

Kingston, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Monday, September 26, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at Queen's University in Kingston, ON. 

Thunder Bay, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Friday, September 23, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Thunder Bay, ON. 

Sudbury, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Thursday, September 22, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Sudbury, ON. 

Toronto, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners, physicians & our friends from the OMA. We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Toronto in Toronto, ON.  

Hamilton, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, IPAC was thrilled to bring together medical learners, physicians & our friends from the OMA for the first ever in-person event at the Indigenous Health Learning Lodge. The ILL was developed as a response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's report released in 2015 & integrates Indigenous cultural knowledge into educational and research programs at McMaster University. Congratulations to the team who got the ILL opened & thank you for doing this important work!

We shared dinner & an evening of mentorship in a beautiful space & can't wait to visit Hamilton, ON again.

London, ON Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Monday, September 19, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physcians, shared dinner & an evening of mentorship at the University of Western Ontario in London, ON.

Nova Scotia Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Sunday, September 18, 2022, IPAC gathered with medical learners & physicians, shared lunch & an afternoon of mentorship at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. 

Manitoba Indigenous Medical Learner & Physician Mentorship Gathering

On Friday, September 9, 2022, IPAC & the Indigenous Medical Students' Association of Canada (IMSAC)  gathered to share dinner followed by an evening of mentorship at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, MB. 

The IPAC Mentorship Circle Dinner & Discussion 

On Monday, March 21, 2022 we hosted our first event for members of The IPAC Mentorship Circle only. We shared dinner to celebrate getting our mentorship program in place directly in response to a need identified by Indigenous medical learners & physicians as they navigate their medical education & career journies.

CaRMS Panel East & West

On January 13 & 14, 2022 we hosted a virtual Indigenous student-only event, led by a total of 8 current IPAC residents & fellows. The panelists provided real-life experiences they encountered while going through the CaRMS process. Each panelist provided advice on how to proceed, what to expect & shared best practices. After all panelists spoke, students were able to ask questions so to gain further insight & knowledge on how to navigate the CaRMS applications, CV writing, personal letter writing, interviews & matching process.