MD Scope

MD Scope

MD Scope is the Alberta Medical Association’s (AMA'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 (PFSP), Toward Optimized Practice (TOP), Practice Management Program (PMP), etc.
  • Conferences, workshops and other learning opportunities.

Current issue – May 4, 2017

  • John is 78. How would you manage his chronic pain?
  • Deadline extended: Submit nominations for the AMA's highest honors
  • New committee openings: Apply online by May 12
  • Clarifying rules: Pre-op cataract medicals
  • Medical students: We want to fund your electives
  • Register today - North/South Golf Tournament
  • AMA student sponsorships: The results are in!
  • Legal marijuana: Know the workplace risks
  • Bugs and Drugs® now free for all Albertans
  • Top stories from our last issue
  • MD Scope Classifieds 
  • Sidebars:
    • AMA's 2017 Spring Representative Forum reports and resolutions for members now available
    • Activate your dr2dr account
    • Invite two patients today to
    • AMA News for Docs - Sign up today!
    • Get in touch with the ARP PMO
    • Physicians and Family Support Program
    • Practitioner Advocacy Assistance Line


The AMA occasionally accepts submissions for the MD Scope from outside organizations/programs.

Download the MD Scope Editorial Guidelines for submissions


For more information about the MD Scope, please email Stephanie Usher.

To learn more about advertising in the AMA MD Scope Classified Ads, please visit our information page  

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