News archives

September 2019

AMA salutes its remarkable honorees

September 30, 2019

The Alberta Medical Association is proud to salute these extraordinary Albertans as they are honored with the most prestigious awards bestowed by the AMA and the Canadian Medical Association.

Professional overhead expense insurance

September 11, 2019

Professional overhead expense (POE) insurance works with the disability insurance benefit – if you are disabled, POE will cover your overhead and business expenses for a period of time until you can return to practice or for that same period of time if you cannot.

Substance use disorder: New educational video from PFSP

September 10, 2019

What is substance use disorder (SUD) and how can the AMA's PFSP help Alberta physicians? The Physician and Family Support Program and partners have created a video to educate physicians about SUD: what it is, how to identify it and where to seek help.

CPSA seeking Assistant Registrar of Registration and Hearings Director

September 6, 2019

The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta is looking for a physician leader to become part of its executive team as the Assistant Registrar of Registration and Hearings Director.

We need your feedback to improve our websites and apps!

September 3, 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!

Are you interested in improving cirrhosis care in Alberta?

September 3, 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.

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