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December 2021

What are your perspectives on ordering imaging for uncomplicated low back pain?

December 15, 2021

University of Calgary researchers are looking to interview Alberta family physicians to better understand clinical perspectives related to the use of imaging in uncomplicated low back pain. The purpose of this research is to gain a better understanding of factors that influence imaging ordering practices. Research findings will help design better interventions used to optimize recommendations in practice. Your participation would involve a 45-minute recorded phone interview, at a time and date convenient for you. You will be offered an honorarium for your time.

Membership renewal 2021-22: Stand With Us!

December 15, 2021

function() { /* This is a tumultuous time in health care in Alberta, and last year we asked AMA members to Stand With Us to ensure the continued strength of the profession. This year, that ask remains the same. The AMA is advocating tirelessly for physicians, our patients and our practices. To do that effectively, and to ensure that physicians’ voices are heard, we need all of our members to renew their memberships for 2021-22. */ }

More course dates available for physician leadership development

December 9, 2021

Are you a current or emerging physician leader? Having received additional funding from the Canadian Medical Association, the Physician Leadership and Professional Development (PLPD) Initiative is pleased to offer additional dates for virtual PLI courses. Maximum 30 participants per course.

Alberta Medical Association Mission: Advocate for and support Alberta physicians. Strengthen their leadership in the provision of sustainable quality care.