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President's Discussion Boards

October 27, 2017

Late last-evening you may have received an email from us regarding an AMA President's Discussion Board activity update. This is a new tool that we have been preparing for launch. During a test run it was inadvertently launched by email to members.

We're helping future doctors put down rural roots

October 5, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4 at 1:30 p.m., the Alberta Medical Association's Section of Rural Medicine presented the Tarrant Scholarship to two Alberta medical students. Learn more.

Influenza Immunization Program newsletter - October 2017

October 5, 2017

Keep informed about the latest on Alberta's Influenza Immunization program.

AMA and CMA Submission to Department of Finance

October 3, 2017

View the CMA’s formal submission to Finance Canada’s consultation on proposed taxation changes. Also included is the AMA's letter of support. The CMA submission incorporates input from taxation experts, economists and thousands of physicians to demonstrate how proposed changes will negatively impact Canadians. The AMA's letter has also been shared with our Premier, Minister of Health and Acting Deputy Minister of Health.

Seeking members for the AMA Indigenous Health Committee

September 25, 2017

The AMA is seeking member physicians to join its new Indigenous Health Committee. To indicate your interest in serving on this committee, either as chair or as a member, please click here.

AMA salutes nine remarkable honorees

September 14, 2017

The Alberta Medical Association is proud to salute nine Albertans – seven physicians, one non-physician and one medical student – as they are honored with the most prestigious awards bestowed by the AMA and the Canadian Medical Association.

Influenza Immunization Program newsletter - September 2017

September 11, 2017

Keep informed about the latest on Alberta's Influenza Immunization program.

Alberta Health Electronic File Transfer Issues Resolved

September 8, 2017

Earlier today Alberta Health released a bulletin reporting that they had experienced a technical disruption with the file transfers that occur to issue physician payments (fee for service and alternative relationship plan). This issue has now been resolved. Payments began moving to financial institutions late Friday. Some physicians, however, will not receive their funds until Monday.

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.