Parental Leave Program

The Parental Leave Program supports leave for eligible physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child. This program is provided through an agreement between the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) and Alberta Health. Apply online.

This section includes information about:

  • Who's eligible for the program.
  • When payments begin.
  • When you need to notify us.
  • How we will send you your payments.
  • What the tax implications are.
  • How to claim the benefit.

For more information about this program:
Read the Parental Leave Program Administration Policy

Eligibility

Access payment information

If you have questions, please contact:

Deanna Longmuir
Alberta Medical Association
12230 106 AVE NW, Edmonton AB T5N 3Z1
T 780.482.0324
Toll-free 1.866.714.5724 (ext. 5324)
deanna.longmuir@albertadoctors.org

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.