Canadian Medical Association

Medical Student Backpack Program

A first-year medical school tradition for over 20 years

Every year, CMA hands out colourful backpacks during orientation to help medical students recognize and connect with each other on campus and abroad.

Female student wearing backpack
Male student wearing backpack Male student wearing backpack

A look at the CMA backpack colours
through the years

2014 CMA green backpack

2014

2015 CMA purple backpack

2015

2016 CMA light blue backpack

2016

2017 CMA dark blue backpack

2017

2018 CMA red backpack

2018

2019 CMA green backpack

2019

2020 CMA yellow backpack

2020

2021 CMA orange backpack

2021

Backpack warranty


High Sierra bags have a limited lifetime warranty which covers defects in materials or workmanship under normal recreational use. This warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, accidents, normal fading, abuse, negligence and misuse or airline damage.

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