Manitoba’s latest crop of new doctors officially graduated with the title “MD” on Thursday, May 24 at Convocation for the Max Rady College of Medicine in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.
The Medicine Class of 2018 includes 107 graduates. As they move on to residency training, 81 (76 per cent) are staying in Manitoba. Of the 41 doing residencies in family medicine in the province, eight will be in northern and remote locations and 18 in rural locations.
The class includes eight students of self-declared Indigenous ancestry and six French-speaking students who are graduating in the college’s bilingual stream.