Upcoming events

Learn how to Practise Wisely!

August 20, 2017

6-hour Practising Wisely professional development program that provides up to 18 Mainpro+ credits and provides the tools needed to reduce unnecessary testing and treatment in your own practice.

AMA Fall Representative Forum and Annual General Meeting

September 15 to 16, 2017

Learn more about the 2017 Fall Representative Forum and 112th annual general meeting.

Advanced MAiD course

September 18, 2017

More and more Canadians are expected to ask a physician about medical assistance in dying (MAiD). To help prepare members who are considering offering MAiD to their patients, Joule™ and the CMA have launched an advanced facilitated MAiD course. Click to learn more.

Geriatrics Update: Clinical Pearls

September 22, 2017

This evidence-based course uses a blend of plenaries, grab-and-go sessions and interactive small group workshops to share the latest knowledge and best practices in managing challenging health issues that commonly present in the older adult, across the continuum of care.

Decision-Making Capacity Assessment two-day Workshop

September 29 and 30, 2017

Offered by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT), this two-day workshop discusses the components required to complete decision making capacity assessments under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA) for physicians interested in enhancing their assessment skills. This workshop is available to physicians, only and is limited to 20 participants per session.

Wound Conference 2017: Practical Approaches for Prevention and Wound Management

October 5, 2017

This conference offers evidence informed presentations on current wound care topics delivered by regional, national and international wound experts.

2017 American Conference on Physician Health

October 12 to 13, 2017

Creating an Organizational Foundation to Achieve Joy in Medicine: A conference on physician professional fulfillment, defined as happiness or meaningfulness, self-worth, self-efficacy and satisfaction at work.

Contemporary Insights for Optimizing Health

October 27, 2017

The Integrative Health institute conference promotes knowledge translation and networking for health care providers, academics, learners, health administrators, and other key stakeholders. This year's conference themes are 1) chronic pain, 2) mental health; and 3) health system transformation.

20th Annual Diabetes Canada and CSEM Professional Conference and Annual General Meeting

November 1 to 4, 2017

The conference offers health care professionals the opportunity to share ideas and learn about significant advances in diabetes research, treatment and care. Over four days, participants will receive access to more than 40 scientific sessions, exchange ideas with industry-leading experts and expand professional networks with over 1,800 attendees.

Save the date: Resident Wellness Conference - Edmonton

November 1, 2017

Mark your calendars for an upcoming half day wellness event tailored specifically for residents at the University of Alberta! In collaboration with the Learner Advocacy & Wellness Office and PARA, the Physician and Family Support Program is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Resident Wellness Conference which will be held at the University's Lister Centre on November 1, 2017, from 1 to 4:30 p.m..

CAMH Opioid Dependence Treatment Core Course (Alberta Version)

September 25 to November 27, 2017

This course is the foundation of the Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program. The course is designed to promote interprofessional collaboration among the health care team involved in opioid dependence treatment.

Managing Concussions in Clinical Practice

October 20, 2017 or February 10, 2018

A two-part blended learning course on treating patients for concussion. Part one of the course is a certificate-level online course that offers in-depth concussion management training in three modules covering assessment, diagnosis, management. Part two includes an in-person workshop in either October or February.

Certificate in Patient Safety & Quality Management

September 2017 and March 2018

Designed for health care professionals who want to expand their working understanding of patient safety and quality management concepts. It runs from September 8, 2017 to March 10, 2018 and is offered through the University of Calgary’s Office of Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development. Registration opens June 5. Email to receive a reminder

Evening Course Program & Wednesday Night Webinar

September 13, 2017 to March 14, 2018

A series of lectures targeted to family physicians on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. with topics and speakers selected by a committee of family physicians. Two methods of delivery are offered: in-person at the Clara Christie Theatre, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary or via webinar.

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.