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Undergraduate Tech Skills Teaching Opportunity!

Are you looking for an opportunity to teach at the undergraduate medicine level? Do you have a passion for technical skills and want to pass on your knowledge and tips to medical students? Do you want a free dinner???

Queen's Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) is hosting a Suturing Workshop for the first and second year medical students on October 28th 2019 from 6:00PM to 8:15PM.

Commitment would involve teaching the basic skills of suturing (specifically: sharps safety, the simple interrupted stitch, the vertical mattress stitch, and knot tying) in a small group setting for two 1-hour long, back-to-back sessions. Students will use synthetic suture pads as practice material. A preparation module, with instructions on how the stitches are to be taught, will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity to foster your teaching and mentorship skills in a low key environment. A pizza dinner will be provided as a thank-you in advance of the session.

Please contact FMIG’s Senior Technical Skills Rep, Dalton Budhram, at by Monday, October 20th if you are interested in participating or if you have any questions!!



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