HEALTH SERVICES FOR UNDERGRADS
Learners in the Faculty of Medicine are encouraged to have a family doctor. Learners who do not have a family doctor in the St. John's area may choose to avail of the Student Health Services on campus. Other Learners may wish to have a family doctor who is not affiliated with the university. With this in mind, the Office of Learner Well-Being and Success in the Faculty of Medicine has recruited family doctors from the St. John's area who have agreed to serve as class physicians for undergraduate medical learners.
For educational purposes (i.e. completion of medical forms for electives, fitting of masks, etc.)
learners can contact Ms. Missy Power, Student Health Nurse, Health Services (709) 864-3015.
Student Health Services
The staff at MUN's Student Wellness and Counselling Centre (SWCC) are available to provide comprehensive health care. The SWCC offers appointments with physicians or nurses, counselling on smoking, fitness, alcohol, drugs, and general wellness. Reproductive health, HIV testing, HIV counselling are also provided. Also, the center can make referrals to various specialists. Be sure to bring your MCP card (or your own provincial insurance card) when you visit for the first time. International medical leraners bring confirmation of your health insurance purchased through the university.
Contact Information or for appointments:
Student Wellness and Counselling Centre
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University Centre, UC-4023
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
(709) 864-8500 (phone)
(709) 864-2087 (fax)
|Class of 2023||Dr. Heidi Carew, Anderson Avenue Family Practice||726 5065|
|Class of 2024||Dr. Trent Parsons / Dr. Sheau Ng, My Family Health Clinic||782 1110|
|Class of 2025||Dr. Amanda Compton, Family First Medical||753 4800|
|Class of 2026||Dr. Tracy Roche, Proactive Medical Clinic||368 8139|
Health Services During Clerkship Rotations
Newfoundland & Labrador (Distributive Medical Education)
For learners participating in clinical rotations throughout the various regions in Newfoundland and Labrador, support personnel have been established to provide assistance and essential health care services. Contact information can be found by visiting the Distributive Medical Education (DME) website.
For learners participating in clinical rotations in New Brunswick, there are Learner Well-Being and Success Directors located within each of the regions to provide ongoing support and management of any health related concerns you may experience. The priority is for medical learners to be connected with a family physician. This can be arranged through the New Brunswick Medical Society MD4MD program (Meagan Sibbett, 506-875 6749) or by contacting the local MUN Director for Learner Well Being and Success.
|Dr. Jill Goodyear
|Dr. Katherine Doucet
|Dr. Natalie Graves
|Resources in Fredericton:||Resources in Saint John:|
|Non-urgent medical assistance can self-refer to the following local resources:
New Maryland After Hours Clinic,
636 New Maryland Highway,
The Marysville Walk-In Clinic,
231 Canada Street,
Fredericton Addiction and Mental Health Services,
65 Brunswick Street,
|After hours clinics:
Crown Street After Hours Clinic
110 Crown Street
University Avenue After Hours Medical Clinic
35 University Ave
St. Joseph’s hospital
130 Bayard Drive
|Urgent medical services are provided at the:
Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton or
Upper River Valley Hospital in Waterville
|Mental health clinics:
Port City Counselling Services 654-3045,
Gentle Path 652-7284
Family Plus 634-8295
Laura Gatien and Associates 651-1239
KV Psychology 847-7792
Saint John Psychology Centre 632-3110
Prince Edward Island
For learners participating in clinical rotations in Prince Edward Island, there is support staff personnel to assist you with any health related concerns you may have.
(902) 894 2537
HEALTH SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS
Student Health Centre
Residents in the Faculty of Medicine are encouraged to have a family physician. Residents who do not have a family physician in the St. John’s area may choose to avail of the Student Health Services on campus. As a student of Memorial, the Student Health Centre is available to you and your family. · Appointments for physicians are scheduled from Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
· Appointments for nurses are available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. and on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
· Walk-in clinics are also available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 1:00 p.m. Student Health asks that you restrict same-day walk-in appointments to the immediate problem at hand, and book a later appointment for other issues. For further information, please visit their website www.mun.ca/health/.
· Please note that the Student Health Centre has been relocated to the fifth floor of the University Centre.
Student Health Services
Memorial University of Newfoundland University Centre
St. John’s, NL, A1C 5C9
Phone: 709 864 7597
Fax: 709 864 2087
Resident Physicians (Non-University Affiliated)
Some residents may wish to have a family physician who is not affiliated with the university. The postgraduate office has recruited a family physician from the St. John’s area who have agreed to see residents as patients.
Dr. Wael Shublaq
Medical West Clinic
644 Topsail Road St. John’s, NL
709 368 0094
To find full listings of family physicians across the province, who are accepting new patients, you can call the Department of Health at 709 729 4984.