Advocacy Resources for Physicians

A new phase of AMA advocacy to help better understand what is happening in health care in Alberta. This advocacy will aim to identify ideas - with partners and stakeholders - for resolution, innovation and solutions. Be sure to bookmark this page as more issues will be posted regularly.

NEW (June 14) Issue 5 - Dermatology

Issue 4 - Emergency Departments under strain (May 20, 2022)

Issue 3 - Advocacy for the Care of the Elderly (May 12, 2022)

Issue 2 - Women's Health in the Care Deficit (May 2, 2022)

Issue 1 - Pediatric Mental Health (March 24, 2022)

Key messages

Physicians want to be part of the solution

  • We are dedicated stewards of the health care system and are constantly exploring system savings and improvements.
  • We understand the economic challenges this province is facing and want to be part of creating sustainable, safe solutions.

Physicians are champions of an integrated, publicly-funded health care system

  • We believe all Albertans should have access to quality, timely care whenever and wherever they need it.
  • We are dedicated to creating a medical home for patients and working together to deliver the continuity of care all Albertans deserve.

Secure Advocacy Resources

Resources for physicians to help inform their conversations with media and on social media platforms.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.