Event Information

Save the Date!!

Rich Man Poor Man (RMPM) 2019 will be taking place in the HRIC Atrium at the Foothills Medical Centre October 17, 2019 from 6 till 10 PM.

This year the event is semi-formal and includes a buffet dinner and access to the silent auction. There will also be live music performed by the Cumming School of Medicine String Quartet and a live painting put on by Raw Canvas. Children of all ages are welcome (student pricing for children 12 or under).

Charity speakers this year include the Student Run Clinic and our charity partners, KIHEFO and Street CCRED. Keynote speakers include Dr. Andrew Wong and Samantha Lowe, the health and wellness manager at the Mustard Seed.

We are also introducing a new and fun addition to RMPM, a themed BINGO with prizes to close off the night.

Event program and menu to come soon! 

Speaker Bios

Dr. Wong is a graduate of the University of Calgary Cumming school of medicine (Go Kakapos!). He has had a passion for working with marginalized populations and teaching students. Dr. Wong is currently a staff physician at The Alex Community Health Centre in the family clinic and will be taking on the role as lead preceptor for the Calgary Student Run Clinic.

Samantha Lowe is the Manager of the Health and Wellness department at The Mustard Seed and an Instructor at the University of Alberta. She is a registered Occupational Therapist in the province of Alberta, with a Master of Science in OT, and an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in International Development. She has previously worked in Ontario on the Kenhteke Kanyen’Keha:ka (Tyendinaga Mohawk) Territory as a clinical occupational therapist, in Savar, Bangladesh as a CIDA consultant training healthcare workers on disability, and with the School of Psychiatry at Queen’s University with those experiencing dual diagnosis.