AMA Member Emeritus

2017 AMA Member Emeritus award recipients with Dr. Padraic Carr, AMA President, 2016-17 and Michael Gormley, CEO, AMA

The Member Emeritus award recognizes significant contributions to the goals and aims of the AMA, seniority and long-term membership. Further criteria is outlined below.

Awarded

  • Each year at Fall Representative Forum/Annual General Meeting (see Recent recipients, below)

Criteria

Per the AMA Constitution and Bylaws, “A Member of the Association may be awarded the distinction of Member Emeritus, which shall recognize significant contributions to the goals and aims of the AMA, seniority and long-term membership based on criteria determined by the Board. Nominations will be made by the Nominating Committee or by a Full Member of the Association. The nominees shall be approved by a unanimous vote of the Board.”

  • A member must have 20 years (not necessarily consecutive) of involvement in AMA activities, including:
    • Committee work (internal AMA or appointment to external committees)
    • Representative Forum
    • Board of Directors
    • Section executive
    • Zone Medical Staff Association/Regional Medical Organization executive
    • Liaison with other medical organizations

Deadline for nominations

As mentioned above, nominations are made by the Nominating Committee, but members can also nominate an AMA member for Member Emeritus. The deadline is February 1 of any given year.

For more information, contact:

Ava L. Butterworth 
Administrative Assistant, Public Affairs
Alberta Medical Association 
T 780.482.0312
Toll-free 1.800.272.9680 ext. 3312
Email Ava L. Butterworth 

Recent recipients

2017 Member Emeritus recipients

2016 Member Emeritus recipients

2015 Member Emeritus recipients

2014 Member Emeritus recipients

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