Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference 2018

June 26-29, 2018 in Victoria, British Columbia

Medical Student Program 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Victoria Conference Centre.

Deadline to apply: Monday, May 7, 2018.

Maximum number of participants: 40.

About the Program

This program is designed to benefit students by exposing them to hands-on workshops and seminars that enhance their awareness and understanding of the profession of obstetrics and gynaecology. In addition, students are able to meet with Ob/Gyn residents from across the country and will have the opportunity to present a poster. Students from all Canadian universities are invited to attend the MSP. 40 students will be given the opportunity to attend the program on a first come, first serve basis.

How to apply

Contact Danica Desjardins via email at to secure a spot in the program. Please indicate your first and last name, the name of your university, and your year (i.e. 1st, 2nd,3rd or 4th) in the body of your email.

Students interested in attending must:

  • Not have attended any prior SOGC Medical Student Program. 
  • Be a member in good standing of the SOGC.  If you are not currently a member of the SOGC, click here to apply.
  • Register for the SOGC’s ACSC. Select the “Student in health care training/research” category. Tip: allow 2-3 business days for your membership to process prior to registering to benefit from the member rate!
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in Ob/Gyn.
  • Attend each session of the Medical Student Program. ​Attendance is taken at each session.

Following the ACSC, participants will be required to :

  • send to the SOGC National Office a brief written report (250 words or less) on their experience at MSP;
  • complete and submit a global evaluation of the MSP.

Note: preference is given to “unmatched” students.

Poster Presentation

All participants must prepare a poster to present on the afternoon of June 25 (topic to be determined- stay tuned!) This will not be a formal oral presentation, but participants will be asked to stand by their poster for a period of time to answer questions. 

Poster criteria: