Health Services


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
A1C 5S7

(709) 864-8500 (phone)
(709) 864-2087 (fax) 

Class Physicians

  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.

New Brunswick  

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.

Fredericton Moncton Saint John
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,
(506) 458-8927
The Marysville Walk-In Clinic,                       
231 Canada Street,
(506) 449-1653
Fredericton Addiction and Mental Health Services,
65 Brunswick Street,
(506) 453-2132
After hours clinics:
Crown Street After Hours Clinic
110 Crown Street
(506) 635-2273
University Avenue After Hours Medical Clinic
35 University Ave
(506) 657-9355
Urgent Care:
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. 

Katelyn Keough
Charlottetown, PEI
(902) 894 2537

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
· 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
UC 5000
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.
Contact information
Dr. Wael Shublaq
Medical West Clinic
644 Topsail Road St. John’s, NL
A1E 2E2
709 368 0094
Family Physicians
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.