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 classifieds.

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, CII/CPAR, etc.
  • Conferences, workshops and other learning opportunities

View MD Scope archive for previous issues

May 17, 2024

In this issue:

  • Optimized Prescribing with Seniors: Alcohol use disorder
  • What do you think of your AMA section? Complete the survey.
  • Learn how WCB-Alberta can expedite surgery assessments and procedures
  • Two years of PaRx in Alberta: Are you prescribing nature?
  • Are you eligible? Apply for the ADIUM Student Elective Travel Grant.
  • You’re invited to join the Physician Health Inclusion space on CMA Community
  • AHS Updates: 
    • Active health advisories
    • Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL), Edmonton Hub Lab phone changes
    • Research and Innovation Report now online
    • and more!
  • New MD Culture Shift: May issue
  • MD Financial 
    • Federal Budget 2024: Highlights for physicians
  • Community Connections
    • Do you have a connection with the historic Calgary General Hospital?
    • Building Healthy Communities: Mentorship and Resilience Project (MRP)



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