Our Executive

Meet the graduate students serving on the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association Executive Committee.

Our Events

Each year, the HSGSA works hard to offer great events that enhance graduate student life at the Bannatyne campus.

Governing Documents

Our governing documents guide the HSGSA’s day-to-day operations and long-term goals.

Visit the UMGSA

The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association is the parent organization of the HSGSA, which represents all graduate students at the University of Manitoba.

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Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF)

Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF)

The Canadian Student Health Research Forum offers a one-week program aimed to network, showcase and recognize health research trainees through an adjudicated presentation of their research, participation in CIHR-led career development seminars and the presentation of a symposium by world renowned, leading–edge scientists.

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HSGSA Volunteer Program

HSGSA Volunteer Program

Students volunteering their time and expertise to the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association (HSGSA) provide a critical service to the University of Manitoba by furthering its mission to teaching, research, social enterprise and public service.

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Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the HSGSA’s Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award, which recognizes excellence and distinction in mentorship, teaching, and research.  Dr. Edwin A. Kroeger has set the highest example of  mentorship by providing an environment for students to reach their fullest potential and the HSGSA is pleased to offer this award in his name.

Dr. Patrick Choy Distinguished Lectureship

The Dr. Patrick Choy Distinguished Lectureship is held each year in honour of Dr. Patrick Choy, an internationally recognized leader in the study of cardiovascular phospholipids and lipoproteins. The 2017 Guest was Dr. Alan Bernstein, President & CEO of CIFAR, a Canadian-based global research organization addressing important questions facing our world.


Health Sciences graduate students have a lounge on the fourth floor of the Brodie Centre (402 Brodie), at the end of the hallway on the right. Come watch satellite TV, play some video or board games, and enjoy your lunch. You can also book the room for student events!