MD Scope

MD Scope is the Alberta Medical Association’s email newsletter, sent to members and subscribers at least twice each month.

Each regular issue of the MD Scope includes classified ads.

Typical MD Scope stories include:

  • AMA news and events
  • Member benefits and services
  • Alberta Health Services/Alberta Health initiatives and updates
  • Program-related information: Physician and Family Support Program, Accelerating Change Transformation Team, etc.
  • Conferences, workshops and other learning opportunities

View MD Scope archive for previous issues

March 17, 2023

In this issue:

  • Optimized Prescribing with Seniors: Orthostatic hypotension
  • Diagnostic imaging reports available online for patients through My Personal Records
  • eReferral improvements implemented February 23
  • AHS newborn screening program has a new name
  • AMA Section of Pediatrics grants: Improving care through research and innovation
  • Call for applications: History of medicine scholarship and project grant
  • New rate increases for auto insurance paused until December 31
  • New MD Culture Shift Issue #19
  • MD Financial Management
    • Tax changes for 2023
  • Community Connections
    • Do you want to share your thoughts and co-design tools for cancer diagnosis?
    • Navigating children's best interests in child psychiatric inpatient settings during the height of the COVID pandemic
    • Free counselling services to families with immigrant and refugee experience, and their children


The AMA occasionally accepts submissions for the MD Scope from outside organizations/programs. Please note the association reserves the right to refuse articles or advertising that does not reflect the values or policies of the association or that promotes products/services also offered by companies associated with the AMA.


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