Newsletters & Magazines

News for Alberta physicians

Daphne Andrychuk, Public Affairs, AMA

The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) produces a selection of newsletters and magazines to keep members informed about:

  • Association activities.
  • Events.
  • Items of interest from the medical community in Alberta and across the country.


Alberta Doctors’ Digest

  • Alberta Doctors’ Digest is the AMA’s magazine published six terms per year. Featured regular columns include: Health Law Update, Mind Your Own Business, Students’ Voice, Insurance Insights and much more.

MD Scope and classified ads

  • MD Scope is a biweekly email newsletter with AMA reminders, Alberta Health Services/Alberta Health updates, billing tips, conferences and much more. Each regular issue of the MD Scope includes classified ads.

News for Docs

  • News for Docs is a daily email newsletter containing news items of interest to Alberta physicians. We scour news sources daily to bring you curated content every day.

Optimized Prescribing with Seniors (OPS)

  • A joint communication between the AMA and the College of Physician & Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA), articles in this publication are written by physicians for physicians prescribing in the care of older patients.

Section News

  • Section News is a monthly e-newsletter featuring updates from AMA member sections. Submitted by section presidents (or their representatives), the updates most often pertain to section governance announcements/news, reports from meetings or notices of upcoming meetings, conferences and events.

SGP Bulletin

  • Access the SGP Executive's regular update on important issues and work related to the Section of General Practice and Alberta's family physicians in general. 

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The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.