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January 17 2020

Research projects : Receive as Much as $ 10 000

Resident Doctors are invited to submit a research project on postgraduate medical education. 

January 08 2020

On February 20, come to the GA and the Outside Quebec Career Day


We are pleased to invite our members to Outside Quebec Career Day, which will be preceded by a General Assembly meeting on physician resources. Outside Quebec Career Day is an opportunity to meet with representatives of recruiting establishments from across Canada, the Northeastern USA, and beyond. It is the perfect chance to discuss your career plans.

December 12 2019

Discriminatory Hiring Practices: FMRQ Files Lawsuit Against Health Ministry

In June 2019, some 28% of resident doctors surveyed stated that they had been asked questions in a hiring interview as to whether they intended to have children. In 2016, this figure had been much the same. Despite much lobbying of healthcare establishments and the government since 2016, nothing has changed. To have this practice cease, and in view of government inaction, we have filed an action in Quebec Superior Court against the Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) and the Attorney General of Quebec on behalf of all resident doctors who have been the victims of this discriminatory practice.

November 28 2019

Apps, Podcasts, Books and Other Resources Against Stress, Exhaustion and Anxiety

Here are apps, podcasts, books, and other resources to help you fight stress, exhaustion, and anxiety.

November 14 2019

The FMRQ at the parliamentary commission on the broadening of the nurse practitioners’ role : yes, but with a more comprehensive framework

The broadening of the nurse practitioner’s role could improve access to healthcare. However, we believe that this extended role must be more circumscribed, that the training should be adapted to their new responsibilities and that a certification exam on their knowledge and skills is necessary. This is what the FMRQ emphasized at the November 12 parliamentary commission in Quebec City studying Bill 43 amending the Nurses’ Act and other legislative provisions to improve access to health services.

November 04 2019

Reimbursement of Travel, Accomodation and Living Expenses

Here is all you need to know to understand what you are entitled to.    >

September 18 2019

The FMRQ at the Parliamentary Commission Concerning Essential Services

September 17, 2019, the Fédération des médecins residents du Québec presented a brief at the parliamentary commission studying Bill 33, concerning essential services. To view the presentation…

July 09 2019

Our thanks to the 2018-2019 Board

Thank you to the Board members who moved Federation-wide matters forward in 2018-2019, thus helping raise the Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec’s profile in both the healthcare system and the medical faculties.

May 07 2019

Excelsior Awards: Congratulations to our 2019 recipients!

On May 3, 2019, the FMRQ revealed the names of the recipients of the 2019 Excelsior Awards, in the context of Medical Resident Day. The Excelsior Awards are intended to underscore medical residents’ involvement in original, innovative projects, initiated by them or to which they have contributed significantly, which meet a need among residents and/or the community at large, in that they contribute, directly or indirectly, to enhancing resident and community wellness.

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