The SRPC resident Committee is comprised of medical residents from across Canada
collectively committed to supporting residents interested in rural and remote medicine.

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Resident Committee Co-Chairs

Dr. Jasmine Waslowski

PGY2, Family Medicine

Dr. Alexis Sharp

PGY2, Pediatric Medicine

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Jasmine is a second year resident in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University. She is based in the beautiful Inverness, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton). She is a lover of the outdoors, which fuels her passion to create a more sustainable world. Find Jasmine riding her bike on the local rail trail, hiking in the backcountry, cooking up a vegan feast, or attending an SRPC R&R conference!

Alexis (She/Her) is a second year Pediatric Medicine resident at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. Alexis completed medical school at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (Thunder Bay campus) and is originally from a rural area of Northwestern Ontario. Since moving to Newfoundland, Alexis has enjoyed hiking the East Coast Trail with her puppy whenever she has the chance. 

Keeping up with the SRPC Resident Committee

Members can request to join the RuralMed Listserv for general SRPC communications, and or the Rural Med Student Listserv to keep in touch with us via email. 
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Upcoming Events

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Outreach Opportunity

We are looking for residents to share their residency experience on social media! This could involve story takeovers, Q&As, or posts on Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter. We would love to hear from residents from all across Canada.

If you are interested, please fill out this form

Medical Resident Essay Contest

Each year, the SRPC Nomination and Awards Committee hosts a rural essay contest for medical residents. Residents are asked to submit a self-reflection from their experience in rural medicine. 

The winners will win the equivalent of $1000 (residents) credited towards the cost of attending the SRPC's Annual Rural and Remote Medicine Course, and the essays will be considered for publication in the (CJRM) Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine.

  • The entrant must be a member of the SRPC.  
  • Length: 500 - 1000 words
  • Deadline for submission: December 31st each year.
  • The contest opens on September 1st each year.
  • Submit your essay to:

Print the Essay Contest Flyer

Congratulations to Dr. Natalya O'Neill, a family medicine resident based in Mount Forest, ON, for winning this year's contest! 


Rural Research Poster Presentation

Each year, a rural research poster session is hosted at the SRPC's Rural & Remote Conference. Poster proposals must include a clear research purpose, objective, methodology, summary of the research results and conclusion. We will judge the posters on rural relevance, research methodology, impact, clarity of presentation and your ability to answer questions regarding your research. Posters are restricted to a width of 4 feet and a height of 3 feet.

Residents will have the opportunity of being awarded the best student/resident research poster. The winner of best research poster will win the equivalent of $500 credited towards attending the conference.


  • The entrant must be a member of the SRPC
  • The deadline for submission is December 31st, 2021
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Please submit your proposal to

Print the Research Poster flyer

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REAP Sponsorship Opportunities for Rural Focused Medical  Conferences

The Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) provides sponsorship to UBC medical students and family medicine, specialty and subspecialty residents to attend provincial and national rurally-focused medical conferences each year.  Students and residents who have an interest in exploring rural medicine may apply for up to $1,200 for travel and accommodation expenses plus conference registration. 

SRPC’s Rural & Remote Medicine Conference – April 21-23, 2022 – Ottawa, ON
RCCbc’s Rural Health Conference – May 13-15, 2022 – Penticton, BC

In light of physical distancing requirements implemented due to COVID-19, this year’s offerings may have to be adjusted, delayed or cancelled but our hope is to provide access to safe, rurally-relevant content as best as we can under the present climate.  If you are interested in conference sponsorship please apply by completing the survey at  Those selected for sponsorship will be contacted by the REAP office by February 28, 2022. Those not selected for sponsorship will be placed on a waitlist and contacted if a space becomes available.

To learn more and apply, please visit by January 31, 2022.

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