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The CFMS is an organization representing over 8,000 medical students from 15 Canadian medical student societies from coast to coast. We represent medical students to the public, to the federal government, and to national and international medical organizations.
PRESS RELEASE: Announcement of the 2020-21 CFMS Board
September 20, 2020


September 20, 2020 - The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) is proud to announce the election of the 2020-21 Board of Directors by the membership at our 43rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). CFMS congratulates all candidates who stood for nomination. 

The composition of the 2020-21 CFMS Board is:

President: Henry Li, University of Manitoba

Past-president & Board Chair: Victor Do, University of Toronto

Vice-President Communications: Vivian Tan, Dalhousie University

Vice-President Finance: Anson Lee, McGill University

Director of Education: Avrilynn Ding, Queen’s University

Director of Global Health: Yotakahron Jonathan, McMaster University

Director of Government Affairs: Sehjal Bhargava, University of Saskatchewan

Director of Student Affairs: Lucas King, University of Saskatchewan

Atlantic Regional Director: Kathleen MacMillan, Dalhousie University

Quebec Regional Director: Yseult Gibert, McGill University

Ontario Regional Director: 

Mary Boulos, McMaster University

Jessica Garabon, Western University

Western Regional Director:  

Taylor Heinzlmeir, University of Alberta

Khaldon Abbas, University of British Columbia



“I am so excited and privileged to serve as the CFMS President for the 2020-2021 year. This year will bring about many challenges, but I believe that our diverse and innovative board will lead us to effectively connect, support, and represent our members as we accelerate change in medical education. The CFMS is “Tomorrow’s Physicians, Leading for Health Today” and our potential is unlimited!”

Henry Li, CFMS President

“The 2020-2021 CFMS board is composed of a dynamic group of very motivated medical students who I know will excel at representing, connecting and supporting students. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to serve as Board Chair and Past-President.”

Victor Do, CFMS Past-president & Board Chair


Founded in 1977 by Canadian medical students, today 41 years later the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) represents over 8,400 medical students at 15 medical schools across Canada. Under our 2017-2022 Strategic Operations & Human Resources Plan, the CFMS represents medical students to the public, the federal government, and national and international medical organizations. As the national voice of Canadian medical students, the CFMS are tomorrow’s physicians leading for health today with the aim to connect, support, and represent its membership as they learn to serve patients and society.


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Vivian Tan, Vice-President Communications

Canadian Federation of Medical Students

Email: [email protected]

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