President-Elect

Dr. Fredrykka Rinaldi, AMA President-Elect

Dr. Fredrykka Rinaldi

Medicine Hat

Dr. Fredrykka Rinaldi is the AMA President-Elect for 2021-22. She is family physician in Medicine Hat.

A distinguished career

Dr. Rinaldi received her medical degree from Dalhousie University in 1989 and her Certification in the College of Family Physicians in 1991. She also has a Master of Health Administration, an LLB and an MBA.

Dr. Rinaldi has been or is involved in several different leadership roles, including within Alberta Health Services, the Canadian Medical Protective Association and the Palliser Health Region.

An active AMA member

Dr. Rinaldi joined the AMA in 1991 as a Member of the Section of General Practice (now known as the Section of Family Medicine). She has provided her expertise to the AMA since 1996, when she joined the AMA Representative Forum as a delegate. Her other work with the AMA includes:

  • Health Issues Council
  • AMA-WCB Negotiating Committee
  • Medical-Legal Committee
  • Information Management and Information Technology Coordinating Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Committee on Financial Audit
  • AMA Bylaws Working Group
  • Joint Task Force
  • Council of Zonal Leaders
  • AMA Board of Directors
  • SGP Executive
  • Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Representative Forum

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