Calming Electrical Brain Storms
Creating an epilepsy monitoring unit in Manitoba is a vital step towards comprehensive care of young patients with medically-resistant seizures, local specialists say. To read the whole story, click here.

Upcoming Events


FREE Webinar

On May 15, 2017 from 5-6pm PDT, join Dr. Pippa Hawley (Project Co-lead), Head of the Division of Palliative Care at the University of British Columbia for a free webinar on Dr. Hawley will provide an overview of and lead a discussion on questions you have on methadone prescribing. To register email:

Continuing Professional Development

The University of Manitoba – Rady Faculty of Health Sciences offers over 100 conferences, courses or workshops to over 5000 health care professionals. For details see the links below. Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Continuing Professional Development CPD for Family Physicians & Primary Care    

109th Annual General Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2017 Annual General Business Meeting and Awards Dinner. Friday, May 5, 2017 Fort Garry Hotel Winnipeg MB 6:00 Business Session 7:00 Awards Dinner and Presidential Installation For more information and to register click here.

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

NOMINATE A CANADIAN HEALTH HERO 2018 CANADIAN MEDICAL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY APRIL 12, 2018 |  LONDON, ONTARIO  Induction Committee Chair: Dr. Michael J. Strong Dean, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Deadline for the 2018 Induction:  Monday, June 26, 2017 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame laureate nominees are role […]

Cancer Day for Primary Care

Cancer Day is an educational event for primary care providers that is scheduled for May 5, 2017 at the Frederic Gaspard Theatre in the Basic Medical Sciences Building.  For details click here.

Preventing Overdiagnosis

Prepare your scientific abstract for the 5th International Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference, which will take place from August 17-19, 2017 at the Quebec City Convention Centre. Click here for more information.  

Health & Wellness Events

For upcoming Health & Wellness events, visit the Doctors Manitoba Physician Health & Wellness page.



5 Questions on Health & Wellness for 2 Medical Learners

Dr. Alana Poon Medical Student Question 1:  As a student/resident is it difficult to live a healthy lifestyle? Yes. I find the most challenging aspect of trying to live a healthy lifestyle as a medical student is the difficulty in establishing a healthy routine amidst a busy and constantly changing schedule. It is difficult to […]

CaRMS Interview Training Day

On January 7, 2017, Doctors Manitoba once again hosted almost 70 medical students to prepare for CaRMS interviews. This annual event helps medical students practice giving answers in a CaRMS mock interview. Residents who have recently been through the CaRMS process then provide constructive feedback. Being able to practice and get feedback is invaluable to […]