News archives

May 2019

High Level Fire Update

May 31, 2019

UPDATED! AMA members may be wondering how colleagues from High Level are fairing in the current wildfire evacuation. As the second week of the evacuation of High Level comes to an end, I wanted to touch base. The AMA Board of Directors is meeting today and your plight was discussed. You have our sympathy and best wishes for a swift, safe return to your community. In the meantime, we can continue to offer information that may be helpful:

AMA Youth Run Club volunteer opportunities for 2019

May 22, 2019

Calling all interested AMA members! There are several school-based, YRC Fun Runs scheduled across the province in May and June. Find out more about these volunteer opportunities that require minimal time and deliver maximum reward.:

Meet us in Red Deer for the 92nd Annual North/South Doctors’ Golf Tournament!

May 15, 2019

On Monday, June 17, head over to the prestigious Red Deer Golf and Country Club for 18 holes of premium golf (your choice of stroke or scramble play), two hot and delicious meals, excellent prizes, souvenirs, sponsor offerings and more. This important charitable event is Alberta’s longest-running golf tournament and all proceeds and sponsorship dollars raised directly fund medical student bursaries. Registration closes June 12, 12 p.m.

Primary care physician needed for ACRCSP Advisory Committee

May 14, 2019

The AMA is looking for a primary care physician to represent the Alberta Medical Association on the Alberta Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Advisory Committee (ACRCSP AC). The ACRCSP AC provides oversight and advice to support effective, population-based colorectal cancer screening programs in Alberta. The advisory committee meets twice a year (June and December) for a half day meeting in Calgary.

Family physician needed for AMA/WCB Advisory Committee

May 2, 2019

The AMA is recruiting a family physician for its AMA/WCB Advisory Committee. The deadline to apply is May 17.

Healthy Working Environment Advisory Committee

May 1, 2019

The AMA is recruiting for its Healthy Working Environment Advisory Committee. There are eight vacancies and the deadline to apply is May 31.

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