Upcoming events

Resident Wellness Conference

May 11, 2017

Join fellow residents at the 2017 Resident Wellness Conference for University of Calgary medical residents. This year's conference will provide multiple one-hour interactive sessions enabling each participant to attend three individual sessions. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided and there will be brief breaks between sessions.

Women’s Mental Health Day Conference

May 12, 2017

This annual conference aims to educate attendees on the identification, prevention and intervention of mental health disorders in pregnancy and postpartum.

Inflammatory Arthritis

May 12, 2017

This workshop is designed for family physicians and other primary care practitioners involved in the care of patients with common joint issues. There is a strong focus on exam skills, initial treatment and when to refer.

Methadone for Pain in Palliative Care webinar

May 15, 2017 is a free online training course on methadone for pain management in palliative care, accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College.

Alberta Digestive Disease Summit

May 26 to 28, 2017

Join more than 200 other clinicians, scientists, researchers, funders and industry leaders to review the latest in ground-breaking research and treatments, discuss local and international developments and collaborate with your colleagues and peers.

Geriatric Medicine Conference 2017: Wellness & Dignity Throughout

May 27, 2017

This is a one day meeting for internists, geriatricians, family physicians and allied health professionals with an interest in geriatrics. This engaging educational course is designed to be interactive with workshops and debates covering some of the challenging areas in the clinical management of geriatric patients.

Combating Stigma

Available online until May 2017.

Combating Stigma is a web-based CME course for physicians. It takes an hour to complete and includes a number of elements shown to be important for anti-stigma programming for healthcare professionals.

4th Annual Women’s Health in Primary Care Conference

June 2, 2017

A practical, clinical review and update on a range of topics on issues related to women's health in the context of primary care; such as contraception, STI, breast cancer screening and menopause management.

Community Physician Education Program

June 3, 2017

Physicians are invited to join the Workers' Compensation Board-Alberta for the Community Physician Education Program. This program will enhance physician ability and confidence in providing care to injured workers. Participants can expect a half-day of discussion, interaction and workshops geared towards the family physicians' role in the care of patients with work-related injuries.

Advanced Obesity Management Program

Online – available 24/7

Online Mainpro-M1 accredited course designed for health care professionals who understand basic obesity principles, but want to learn more.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.