Beyond SubXiphoid

MUSIG is hosting an Advanced Cardiac Echo event in the echocardiography suite at L’Hôpital Notre Dame (1560 Sherbrooke E.) to celebrate the beginning of the month of December. We will be holding 2 sessions with 8 students per each session. The sessions will be lead by staff cardiologists that specialize in echocardiography: Dr. Friedlander and Dr. Labos.

WHEN: December 4th, 2019.

SESSION 1: 6-7:30 PM.

SESSION 2: 7:30-9 PM.

WHERE: Echocardiography suite (3rd floor), Hôpital Notre Dame (1560 Sherbrooke E.). Pavillon Deschamps.

For more information, please refer to our Facebook Page.

*** KEY POINTS ***

Scan and be scanned, so dress appropriately. We will do our best to accommodate any requests to not be scanned. However, the event can not proceed without student participation as models. Please let us know beforehand.
It is extremely important to only sign-up if participants are sure to present themselves. Out of respect for the staff, any no-show without a doctor’s note for the absence will lose the privilege of attending MUSIG training events for the rest of the academic year. This will be strictly enforced.

MUSIG x Gatineau MSK Ultrasound

MUSIG – Gatineau will be joining forces with the PoCUS ultrasound interest group of University of Ottawa to throw an MSK ultrasound event at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine! All McGill Medicine students located at the Gatineau campus and University of Ottawa students are more than welcome for this event.

WHEN: November 20th, at 5-8 PM.

WHERE: Roger Guindon campus, University of Ottawa.

For more information, please refer to our Facebook page.

To participate please contact our Gatineau representant at



Lung, Subxiphoid & AAA Ultrasound

MUSIG will be hosting a Lung, SubX, and AAA Ultrasound workshop this month. Come check out our new Butterfly iQ -Ultrasound machines! Participants will be able to try these state of the art, handheld ultrasound machines for themselves!

This is a SCAN AND BE SCANNED session. Please dress appropriately. If you do not wish to be scanned please indicate this in the sign-up sheet, and we will try our best to accommodate.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

WHERE: McIntyre Medical Building. rm 202/203

SESSION 1: 6 – 7:30pm – 9 students
SESSION 2: 7:30 – 9:00pm – 9 students

The Sign-up sheet will be found on our Facebook page. 


****KEY POINTS****
There are a limited number of spots available per session. If the number of people who sign up exceeds the number of spots, those who signed up will be selected randomly. The random selection will take place on Saturday, Nov 16th. The selected names will be posted in the comment section of this event.

MTL-SONO Update: Thank you!

On November 9-10, MUSIG held its first ultrasound conference, with the objective of bringing together residents and students from medical schools across the region for hands-on point-of-care ultrasound training.

We wanted to thank all 60 participants, ranging from first-year medical students to graduating residents, as well as volunteers, and instructors for the success of the event!

For further feedback or questions, do not hesitate to contact us at

Cardiac/ Resp Workshop

MUSIG will be hosting a Lung and SubX Ultrasound workshop on Tuesday, October 29th and will be using our brand new Butterfly iQ -Ultrasound machines!

Make sure you sign up below and get a chance to try these state of the art, handheld ultrasound machines for yourself!

WHEN: Tuesday October 29, 2019
WHERE: McIntyre Medical Building. rm 204

SESSION 1: 6 – 7:30pm – 9 students
SESSION 2: 7:30 – 9:00pm – 9 students

Spots will be filled on first-come, first-serve basis.
SIGN UP sheet will be available below on Wednesday, October 23 at 12 noon.

See you then!

UPDATE: Event is FULL. Thanks to all participants!

MTL-SONO Update!

MUSIG is hosting its first annual ultrasound conference in Eastern Canada. As the event is approaching, the team has been able to plan an extremely hands-on and educational schedule during our two-day conference. Our event includes:

Some of the top instructors in Canada,

Small group workshops in cardiology, respiratory, nephrology, musculoskeletal, ophthalmology, with advanced scans on nerve blocks, IV insertion, and procedures, 

Two streams, core and advanced, at the early bird price of 450$ and 625$.

Let us know if you’re attending and share with your friends on Facebook. 

We want to thank our sponsors for this event,

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We present to you our first Eastern POCUS conference: MTL-SONO

Attention all Canadian students, residents, and ultrasound fans!

MUSIG is extremely proud to present the FIRST Eastern point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) conference. Our mission: bring together residents and students from across the region for two days of POCUS education by some of the top ultrasound instructors in Canada.

When: November 9-10, 2019.

Who: Canadian medical students and residents.

Why: We understand how expensive POCUS courses are for trainees and want to offer excellent ultrasound instruction for an affordable price while fostering inter-university collaboration and knowledge exchange.

Update: Our CORE STREAM is now a CPoCUS accredited introductory course for students and residents looking to begin their journey towards Independent Practitioner (IP) certification!

What does it include: 

  1. Two streams, CORE and ADVANCED;
  2. A PLENARY TALK by Dr. Joel Turner and Dr. Greg Hall.
  3. Short didactic LECTURES
  4. FREE food!

For more information, make sure you take a look at our website.

Follow us on Twitter for more updates on our event!


OSCE Prep Day: Thank You!

Our OSCE Prep Day was a blast! We want to congratulate and thank all our participants for their effort, hard work, and dedication during this day. We had a total of 80 participants for our event!

We would also like to thank our MUSIG members involved with the planning of the event and for participating during. Without our tutors, we could not have made it!

For further feedback on our event, please see our feedback section.

Make sure to take a peek at our gallery for more pictures of our event!

Med-1 OSCE Prep Day

2nd annual Med1 OSCE Prep Day at JGH

MUSIG is hosting its 2nd annual Med1 OSCE Prep Day on June 1st at the Jewish General Hospital! Students will receive a complete review of FMD ultrasound concepts and skills to prepare for the FMD Ultrasound OSCE through hands-on training with a focus on OSCE-style cases. Multiple 1.5-hour sessions throughout the day. See you there!

When: 2019-06-01 9:00am-5:00pm
Where: Jewish General Hospital

Who: all students in their first year that desire to review their FMD curriculum before the OSCE. It will be taught by our MUSIG instructors, 3rd and 4th-year medical students!


Please sign up on the sheet. There is a 10$ deposit.

MUSIG Supporting Young Black Students

MUSIG is excited to be collaborating for the first time with McGill’s SYBS (Supporting Young Black Students)! We will be holding a collaborative night on March 29, where we will be teaching high school students the basics of ultrasound and to encourage their passion in health sciences!

We want to thank the SYBS group for this great outreach opportunity. For more information, feel free to take a look at their Facebook page. 

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