About the Canadian Medical Association

CMA Vision

A vibrant profession and healthy population.

CMA Mission

Empowering and caring for patients.

What does the CMA do?

The Canadian Medical Association is the voice of the medical profession in Canada. It draws on the passion, knowledge and skill of its tens of thousands of members to advocate for a healthy population and a vibrant medical profession.

The CMA’s priority is to meet the needs of Canadian physicians and physicians-in-training, from medical school through retirement. It serves members by providing them with heath care advocacy and clinical and innovation support.

The CMA’s provincial and territorial divisions

The CMA comprises 12 provincial and territorial divisions and 42 affiliated medical organizations.

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