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Our Team

Associate Government Affairs Portfolio

,Ayushi Bhatt
  • Ayushi Bhatt
  • Western University
  • [email protected]
  • Description of the role of the Associate Government Affairs coming soon.

National Officer of Political Advocacy

,Sanya Grover
  • Sanya Grover
  • University of British Columbia
  • [email protected]
  • The primary role of the National Officer of Political Action (NOPA) is to lead the CFMS Day of Action, where medical students from across Canada come together to advocate for federal changes to national issues concerning health equity and justice. Responsibilities include leading the Topic Selection Committee to identify relevant issues and select a topic for the year, leading the Research Committee in literature reviews and community consultations to shape the advocacy around the CFMS Day of Action, meeting with parliamentarians to discuss the issues identified, as well as working with the Director of Government Affairs to engage the larger student body in this advocacy work and complete follow-up after meetings with government officials.

National Officer of Health Policy

,Sebastian Lopez Steven
  • Sebastian Lopez Steven
  • University of British Columbia
  • [email protected]
  • The National Officer of Health Policy leads the Committee on Health Policy and takes lead on the process for submitting, revising, and approving CFMS position papers and policy documents. They are a valuable part of the Government Affairs Portfolio and assists in helping track and implement recommendations provided within our approved guiding documents. Other responsibilities include updating the position paper and advocacy trackers to make this information available and accessible to the CFMS general membership.

Government Affairs and Advocacy Committee (GAAC) Roundtable

  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine:
  • GAAC Sr: Hannah Mikhail ([email protected])
  • GAAC Jr:
  • Dalhousie University - Saint John:
  • GAAC Sr:
  • GAAC Jr:

CFMS National Day of Action Topic Selection Committee

CFMS National Day of Action Research Committee

Committee on Health Policy (COHP)

Medical Education DoA Research Committee

Political Advocacy Follow-Up Task-Force

Longitudinal Advocacy Training Series (LATS)

Political Advocacy Training (PAT)