Sumaira Mazhar wins CFPC Medical Student Scholarship

Sumaira Mazhar is a final-year medical student at McGill University, who aspires to pursue residency and her future career in Family Medicine. Born and raised in Singapore, with a Pakistani heritage, she calls Montréal her home and is passionate about serving diverse communities. As a strong advocate for medical students, she serves as a Student Representative on the Undergraduate Family Medicine Education Committee and the MSS Medical Education Committee. Her time outside clinical rotations is spent organizing events promoting healthy living for medical students as the President of the MSS Healthy Living Club, or fostering awareness of geriatric health issues as the President of MSS Geriatrics Interest Group. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is honoured to receive the CFPC (College of Family Physicians of Canada) Medical Student Scholarship and is grateful to all the excellent mentors who continue to support her in this journey.

Congratulations Sumaira!

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