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Ontario Youth Medical Society is a student-led, non-profit organization focused on educating youth and making a difference in medicine.

Behind every doctor and physician, there are several different people who are responsible for the behind-the-scenes work which includes taking physical exams, administering diagnoses, talking to the patient, ordering and reading tests, and many other important tasks. Every physician is composed of an essential team who work together with the…


When asking students interested in a career in healthcare or medicine what their plans are after graduating high school, the answer is often overwhelmingly “I want to go into science.” Well, the truth is that “science” is pretty diverse. Do they mean they want to pursue a program in physics…


The hiatus (however brief) is over! We’re back again this week with the second installment of our exploration of pre-med undergraduate programs, and this time we’re focusing on one many of our readers may be eyeing.

From the largest university in all of Canada comes a program dedicated to the…


“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” ― Michael Altshuler

So how do you take control of your time? You’ll find everything you need to become the pilot in this blog post from how to figure out what time management system is right for…


Whether it be studying for a midterm, preparing for a quiz, or even sitting in front of the screen listening to your teachers fix your zoom connection for half of a class (because we all know it happens), stress can quickly enter our lives and affect our mental well-being. The…


It’s that time of year, everyone! If you’re like most people, the new school year along with the challenges it throws your way, may bring up some feelings of worry, or even dread. Emotions like these can usually be attributed to feeling unprepared, having apprehensions surrounding grades, and really just…


Last minute shopping for school got you in a panic? Fear not! This week’s blog features a list of valuable back-to-school items you may have forgotten in your hurry.

The team at OYMS wants you to be prepared for the upcoming semester so much that we’ve decided to put our current series on hold. Instead, we’ll be releasing a series of blogs focusing on getting ready for the 2021 school year.

Supplies, mental health, tech applications… everything to help…


Does a Bachelor in Medical Science sound any alarms of interest? If so, you are in luck! This week’s OYMS blog continues our exploration of undergraduate programs and looks at the Medical Sciences programs at Western University, formerly the University of Western Ontario.

What is it?

Western’s Medical Sciences is…


Why does a 3-year-old program have a 4% acceptance rate?

Despite being a very young program, Queen’s Health Sciences had an acceptance rate of about 4.25% in 2020, rivalling that of McMaster’s renown and well-established program which came in at 4.8%. …


Although many of us pre-med students enter our final year of high school taking the same science and math courses including physics, calculus, chemistry, biology, advanced functions, and so on, beyond those six courses are endless opportunities and undergraduate programs that we are able to apply to. Every student’s last…

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