Advocacy

The University of Toronto Medical Society works to advocate on behalf of the over 1000 University of Toronto medical students. Below are the most recent advocacy campaigns we have supported. If you have an opportunity you would like to discuss, please click here to contact us.

Campaigns and Support:

April 2016
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to release a statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter - Toronto Coalition. Please click here for the full statement.

August 2015
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to support the Campaign for National Drug Coverage. For more information, please click here.

July 2015
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to support a letter to President Meric Gertler regarding the Special Topics in Health - Alternative Health: Practice and Theory course. For more information, please click here.

May 2015

The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to support a letter to Dr. Trevor Young in support of Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care and the 4th National Day of Action. For more information, please click here.

February 2015
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to support and attend the February 25th vigil against islamophobia. For more information, please click here.

January 2015
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to endorse the Toronto 350 divestment campaign and allow the campaign to inform the Governing Council and ad-hoc committee of our endorsement. For more information, please click here.

November 2014
The University of Toronto Medical Society passed a motion to endorsea letter opposing Bill C-585. For more information, please click here.

Our Partners in Advocacy:

The Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA)
The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS)
The Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA)