Press Release: Ontario Medical Students Lobby for Improved Long-Term Care for Ontario's Seniors

As Ontario’s future doctors, we believe that improving long-term care (LTC) access for seniors should be a priority in the context of an aging Canadian population. Today, 60 Ontario medical students from the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA), an organization that represents over 3500 medical students in Ontario, have travelled to Queens Park to advocate for increased seniors access to LTC.

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Press Release Re: Changes to Postsecondary Student Financial Support in Ontario

The Ontario Medical Students’ Association (OMSA) applauds the Ontario provincial government’s efforts to make education accessible to all Ontario residents.  The tuition structure of postsecondary education, and especially professional programs like medical school, have too long favoured students from high income earning families.

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OMSA Political Advocacy Update: Info on Residency Reductions, NGEP, and Physician-Government Relations



This year, the OMSA Ontario Political Advocacy Committee (OPAC) has created the OPAC Representation Update to help highlight the incredible work that occurs in the portfolio. Please click above to access the PDF.

Within this document, you will find information on:

1. Provincial residency reductions.
2. The New Grad Entry Program
3. Internal changes within OPAC and contact information to support your advocacy
4. The Physician Services Agreement

We hope you find this document informative and encourage you to contact the Director of Representation at with questions or concerns.

OMSA Round Up: A Review of OMSA Activities from May-December 2015


Want to know what OMSA has been up to these past few months? Check out our new Round Up, summarizing major developments from May-December 2015. In this edition we highlight the residency position reductions, the launch of new education grants, updates about the New Graduate Entry Program (NGEP), new partnerships, student wellness, the creation of a new strategic wellness, and our Students of the Month.