Student Programs
Summer Students | Undergrad | Postgrad

Summer Students

Open only to Med I, Med II, and School of Medical Rehabilitation Students enrolled at the University of Manitoba

Undergraduate Medical and School of Medical Rehabilitation students elect to spend the ten weeks (from May to June) in a First Nation or Inuit community.

The program provides students with the opportunity to not only study and become involved in comprehensive health care in a remote/rural northern First Nation community but also foster an ongoing interest in this aspect of Canadian medicine.

Students are expected to become involved in the community as much as possible both clinically as well as culturally. The number of students accepted to this program each year is based on funding as well as whether or not a community is able to accommodate a student for the summer.

Orientation is provided for the students prior to leaving for their respective communities. Accommodations are typically located at the Nursing Station or Health Centre itself and are arranged by the Northern Medical Unit. Travel is also arranged and paid by the Northern Medical Unit.

Walrus, Repulse Bay Nunavut
Photo:  Taken by student, Elly Chmelnitsky, Repulse Bay, Nunavut; 2007

For more Information Contact:

Kathy Risk
Student Assistant
Tel.: 1.204.789.3598
Toll Free: 1.877.789.3711
Fax: 1.204.774.8919