MDconsultants Representation Program for Pre-Medical Students

MDconsultants is committed to providing high-quality and customized consulting to all students who dream of a medical career. We offer our student-focused educational consulting services in a sustainable way by continuing to run at cost. Our ultimate goal is to provide students with the tools, resources and confidence to get into medical school! As we […]

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Canadians Studying Medicine Abroad: An International Medical Graduate’s (IMG) Perspective

According to the CaRMs Report in 2010, there were at least 1500 Canadians studying medicine abroad, and I was one of them. The decision to study medicine outside of Canada should not be taken lightly because Medicine in general is a long path without the added stress of being far away from home.  If you’re […]

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MDconsultants Partner Spotlight: Dr. Sameer Masood’s New Healthcare Innovations Developed to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Among the Healthcare Working Community

Dr. Sameer Masood is one of three Partners at MDconsultants and co-founded the company in 2009. An academic emergency physician by training, Dr. Sameer Masood’s interests include health technology integration into clinical care and quality improvement in emergency medicine. Sameer is also the CEO of Mednovation Health Technologies, a Canadian Health-technology start up that was […]

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Digitally Integrating Care for Better Patient Outcomes

Canadians are experiencing a massive acute care bed shortage, consistently ranking near the bottom of beds per capita, pressuring hospitals to discharge patients quickly. While there are benefits to community-based care over acute care, the infrastructure must exist to accommodate this safely and effectively. Outdated healthcare IT infrastructure makes coordinating care difficult, particularly during transitions […]

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A Unique Perspective on CaRMS and Residency Interviews

First of all, congratulations on making it this far!  It must have felt like yesterday when prepping for medical school admission interviews right? Well, since you survived that, you can truly survive this. I want to reassure you that it is normal to have that anxious feeling you are feeling right now.  After all, you […]

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Thoughts on Having an MBA in Medical School

Entering medical school after completing my MBA has been both an advantageous and challenging transition. The MBA Program at the Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto – taught me to be a big picture thinker. In studying Health Policy and Healthcare Markets, I explored areas of healthcare reform within Canada, while drawing from […]

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The Research Problem for Medical Students

Clinical and laboratory research sits at a unique interface for the young professional. It allows for the advancement of knowledge and understanding with the hopes of benefiting people and populations for years to come. Depending on how you cultivate your research, it can allow you to “leave your mark on the world” for the good […]

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Caribbean Medical School Q&A – Part 2

Internal Medicine Resident, Anderson Lai, is answering questions to help students better understand the Caribbean and international medical school experience and how to improve your chances for residency matching. Here is Part 2 of his interview, make sure to check out Part 1 first! Q3. Do you think Caribbean medical school prepared you well for […]

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Caribbean Medical School Q&A – Part 1

Internal Medicine Resident, Anderson Lai, is answering questions to help students better understand the Caribbean and international medical school experience and how to improve your chances for residency matching. Q1. What’s the most challenging aspect about studying in a Caribbean medical school? A: The biggest challenge in my opinion would be staying focused. There are […]

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6 Tips for the Multi Mini Interview (MMI)

After a rigorous application process, interview invites for medical schools across both Canada and the U.S. are trickling out. While it is a huge accomplishment in and of itself to receive an interview, preparation—and the interview itself—is the final hurdle and, as most of us that have gone through it know, can be the most […]

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