About Us

Get to know the PuMP family!

Our Story

Prospective Medical Professionals, known as PuMP for short, is a federally registered charity on a mission to help Canadian high school and post-secondary students understand different career pathways in life and health sciences.

Our goals are to:

  • Increase the transparency of the entry process into medical career paths.
  • Make learning experiences in the healthcare industry more accessible for high school and post-secondary students.
  • Promote equal opportunity for all youth, regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, religion or race.

Quick Facts

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26+

PROJECTS SINCE 2018

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2018

YEAR FOUNDED

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450+

STUDENTS INVOLVED

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5

BOARDS ACROSS CANADA

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26+

PROJECTS SINCE 2018

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2018

YEAR FOUNDED

Our Impact

PuMP looks to make a difference by connecting student with learning opportunities, while also encouraging community involvement by providing resources, local events and conferences. By creating transparency between students and this ever-changing, competitive field, the organization looks to empower youth to continue exploring possible careers in medicine.

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CONNECT

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INVOLVE

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EMPOWER

Our Impact Report

This summer, we are excited to head into our third year of operations! Read about our projects from the 2020-2021 fiscal year in our first ever impact report below.

Our team is dedicated to upholding our core values of community, transparency, and youth empowerment. We look forward to releasing next year's annual report and cannot wait to see what the future holds.

National Board

Est. 2020 | 74 members

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Lucy Zhao

Founder & President

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Asma Khamis

VP of Community

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Shiro Puwa

VP of National Operations

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Rachel Lin

VP of Promotions

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Ellie Tiliakou

VP of Regional Operations

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Richard Xi

VP of Regional Operations

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Angela Yang

VP of Corporate Affairs

Toronto Board

Est. 2018 | 50 members

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Dhruv Dhall

President

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Helen Yin

VP of Internal Affairs

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Andreea Murariu

VP of External Affairs

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Emily Hu

Secretary

Vancouver Board

Est. 2020 | 31 members

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Aneeya Johal

President

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Kaya Januszewska

VP of External Affairs

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Mark Short

VP of Internal Affairs

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Catherine Jiang

Secretary

Calgary Board

Est. 2020 | 28 members

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Brooklyn Wiggins

President

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Yi An (Annie) Wang

VP of External Affairs

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Camille Eamon

VP of Internal Affairs

Ottawa Board

Est. 2021 | 21 Members

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Joshua Cheruvathur

Senior Board

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Ashley Lam

VP of Internal Affairs

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Bryan Liu

VP of External Affairs