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AMA holiday office hours

August 2, 2019

The AMA offices and phone lines will be closed Monday, August 5. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, August 6.

We need your feedback to improve our websites and apps!

August 1, 2019

What do you think of the AMA’s websites and self-service applications? Is there anything you would like to see on our website and other digital apps in the future? Take our survey and be entered for a chance to win!

Changes to AMA Bylaws and Notice of Elections

July 30, 2019

Members are advised of proposed changes to the AMA Bylaws and elections taking place Saturday, September 28 at the 114th Annual General Meeting at the JW Marriott ICE District, Edmonton. View the amendments and election information. Nominations are due by 9 a.m., August 29.

Are you an IFHP approved provider? Read this.

July 15, 2019

Please read this notice if you are an approved Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provider and do not wish your contact information published on the Medavie Blue Cross IFHP website or accessible by third-parties for the purpose of data-collection (surveys) and measuring your satisfaction with IFHP services.

July-August 2019 Alberta Doctors' Digest now online

July 10, 2019

Highlights in this issue: Healthy working environments; Our Equity in Medicine Community of Interest; Do your patients experience gaps in care? ...And a lot more!

Are you interested in improving cirrhosis care in Alberta?

July 9, 2019

We are looking to interview primary and specialty care physicians to better understand the decision-making processes that take place when caring for and coordinating the care of patients living with cirrhosis. The information provided will inform a larger multi-component quality improvement initiative called the Cirrhosis Care Alberta Program.

2019-20 GGP Fellowship Call for Applications

July 2, 2019

The NAPCRG Grant Generating Project is calling for applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship. The fellowship is open to all American and Canadian primary care faculty interested in pursuing independent research on topics of interest to family medicine.

Are you our next Dr. Gadget?

June 10, 2019

Are you an AMA member interested in medical technology? We're searching for a writer for our popular Alberta Doctors' Digest column, Dr. Gadget!

Office building code changes: What physicians should know

June 10, 2019

As of April 1, 2019, the province of Alberta has changed its building code to improve the accessibility of doctors’ offices for people with physical and auditory disabilities. The changes make it easier for people with disabilities to enter the doctor's office and exam area, but also make examining a patient - especially a person with a physical disability - more appropriate for both patient and doctor. What will these changes look like?

Who won the 2019 AMA student sponsorships?

June 3, 2019

The Committee on Student Affairs recently met to review sponsorship applications. Based on funding criteria and the individual components of the application, the committee chose the following projects/events to receive funding.

Influenza Immunization Program newsletter

April 9, 2019

The Influenza Immunization Program for 2018-2019 is coming to an end with the exception of children who require a second dose of influenza vaccine. Eligible children will be able to receive this second dose of influenza vaccine up to and including April 30, 2019 at their local public health office. As of March 30, 2019, 1,304,111 doses of influenza vaccine have been administered in Alberta. Thank you for your support of the Alberta Influenza Immunization Program.

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