News archives

May 2020

Clinical ARPs 101

May 29, 2020

Join us Friday, May 29, from 12 – 1:30 p.m. for a webinar about the benefits and challenges of clinical Alternative Relationship Plans. The session will be led by experienced clinical ARP physicians who will share their knowledge and perspectives.

Primary Care's Relaunch - Practical Approaches for the "New Normal"

May 22, 2020

Join us Friday, May 22, from 12 – 1p.m. for a webinar led by primary care physicians who will share their experience and tips on how they: identify patient needs and manage care for at-risk patients as relaunch commences; maximize capacity of the clinic team and PCN resources for patient care; and plan for access to continuity now and into the future.

Medical students say, "Thanks!"

May 20, 2020

The TD Insurance Meloche Monnex / AMA Medical Student Bursaries help to reduce financial pressure from escalating medical school tuition fees. This is so that every qualified student can afford to attend medical school. Since 2001 the program has awarded $1,845,000. This year we were fortunate to administer $1,500 bursaries to each of 90 well-deserving medical students, and they want to express their gratitude to you!

Screening mammography to resume at community Diagnostic Imaging clinics May 19

May 19, 2020

The Alberta Society of Radiologists / Section of Diagnostic Imaging would like to advise colleagues that screening mammography will resume at community Diagnostic Imaging clinics on May 19. This is in order to allow planning time to address a possible return of those patients wanting related consultations and requisitions.

The Alberta COVID 19 Relaunch Plan: What We Know Today

May 11, 2020

Please join us on Monday, May 11 from 12 – 1:15 p.m., to learn about the Alberta COVID-19 phased relaunch plan. Leaders from Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and the Alberta Medical Association will provide key updates and answer your questions.

Practical Solutions for Community Specialists Today and Tomorrow

May 8, 2020

What challenges are community specialists experiencing now and anticipating in the future? Hear from the Specialty Care Alliance about their mandate and direction. The session will be led by community specialist physicians who will share their experience and tips. Join us Friday, May 8, from 12 - 1 p.m.

Call for applications: Committee on Achievement Awards

May 7, 2020

The AMA is currently recruiting to fill vacancies on the Committee on Achievement Awards. This committee reviews nominations and recommends recipients for several of AMA’s prestigious awards. The deadline to apply is June 8, 2020.

National Physicians' Day

May 1, 2020

We are grateful for everything that doctors do every day — never more so than in the current global health crisis. As we thank our physicians, we also recognize and thank every other health or essential service provider — our extended team and family. And last but not least, thank you to our patients and the brave citizens of Alberta. It takes a province to beat a pandemic. We will get there together.

Optimizing Clinic & PCN Team Supports to Enhance Patient Care using Panel Management Processes

May 1, 2020

Webinar recording and slides deck now available. This webinar will be led by primary care physicians and Primary Care Network leader/s who will share their experience and tips on how they: manage their panel of patients; manage their panel of patients with support from PCN resources; enhance care for patients at risk using a PCN and Zonal panel management approach; highlight the Panel Management Tool Kit.

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