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Texte français suit. The Sub Lieutenant Nursing Sister Margaret Brooke, MBE Special Edition Commemorative Coins have arrived and can be yours for a minimum $25.00 donation which will enable a RCMSA contribution to the CFHSG commissioning gift to the ship. The coin was designed to recognize the history, courage and affiliation of Royal Canadian Navy Sub Lieutenant Nursing Sister Margaret Brooke, MBE, and commemorate the naming of the RCN’s...

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Congratulations to Dr. Peter W. Vaughan, CM, CD, MA, MD, MPH, ICD.D, on being named as a member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his contributions to Canada’s health care system, and for his pioneering leadership in the establishment and advancement of digital health. Dr. Vaughan served as a Medical Officer and flight surgeon in the CFMS for three years in the Reg F and then longer in the Res F. Dr. Vaughan was also Colonel...

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Embordered Crest / Cimier emboîté

Embordered Crest / Cimier emboîté

The Royal Canadian Medical Service Association Embordered Crest in a 3.5″ sew-on format, features bright gold edging and maple leaves. The outer ring displays the Association’s full title in both official languages with white lettering. On a sanguine background the RCMS insignia is embroidered in bright gold thread to give crest a sharp finished appearance.  The crest can be worn formally on a blazer or more casually on a...

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On behalf of the Royal Canadian Medical Service Association Board of Directors, it gives us great pleasure to announce that the Educational Bursary Selection Committee has completed their evaluation process and we are extremely happy to announce the 2021 recipients. The recipients of the three $ 1000 RCMSA Educational Bursaries are: 1.       Heidi Bergen, Edmonton, Alberta...

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Honours / Honneure

Honours / Honneure

TEXTE FRANCAIS SUIT ON BEHALF OF THE QUEEN, THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA HAS APPROVED NATIONAL HONOURS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESERVING INDIVIDUALS: MERITORIOUS SERVICE CROSS COL S.F. MALCOLM – FOR HIS INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP, FORTITUDE, STRATEGIC ACUMEN AND EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE AS DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES OPERATIONS, OTTAWA, ONTARIO, FEBRUARY TO JUNE 2020 MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL MAJ C. CAMERON – FOR...

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New Read

New Read

S.S. Nerissa, the Final Crossing By retired naval officer Bill Dziadyk The book tells “The Amazing True Story of the Loss of a Canadian Troopship in the North Atlantic”. The embarked troops included nine personnel of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (and about 30 army ambulances).  Eight of the medical personnel perished during the sinking.  The details were highly classified for almost 50 years.  The First...

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