Canadian Medical Association

The Alberta Medical Association is proud to be part of the Canadian Medical Association. Find out about the CMA and the CMA benefits you're entitled to as an AMA member.

The CMA unites physicians who believe in a better future of health.

Our vision is a sustainable, accessible health system where patients are partners; communities where everyone has the chance to be healthy; and a new culture of medicine that elevates physician wellbeing and embraces equity and diversity.

Our work includes: 

  • Advocacy, knowledge generation and engagement
  • Support for physicians, including leadership development, wellness, and promotion of clinical excellence
  • Charitable giving and responsible investment 

CMA Joule

Achieve clinical excellence with clinical practice tools, leadership training and practice management guidance provided by CMA Joule.

CMA members have access to a suite of clinical resources including:

  • DynaMed®: evidence-based bulleted format point-of-care summaries
  • ClinicalKey®: over 1,000 textbooks, 600 eJournals, images, videos and patient handouts
  • CPG Infobase: Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • And more

Other membership benefits provided by CMA Joule include continuing education and other learning opportunities:

Physician Health Services

The CMA Centre for Physician Health and Well-being offers leadership, education and research to keep Canadian physicians healthy.

CMA Foundation

The CMA is seeking to improve its social, cultural and environmental well-being by recognizing its social purpose and working with like-minded partners to address key issues that affect Canadians. Through the CMA Foundation, the CMA is providing impactful donations to Canadian charities that further excellence in health and health care.

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The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.