Make your money matter

With all of the financial responsibilities of medical school, you will be glad to learn that your Alberta Medical Association/Canadian Medical Association membership can help. Whether through event sponsorships, scholarshipscompetitive insurance products (including the AMA's ADIUM Insurance Services Inc., and home and auto), financial services or discounts, we want to make it easier for you to reach your goal. 

AMA student sponsorships

To recognize the important role medical students play, each year the AMA sponsors student events and activities. The AMA is dedicated to student development and allocates a budget annually for support of student-run initiatives.

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The 2017-18 student sponsorship competition has ended. Please note that sponsorship budgets are established in advance. The March 31, 2017 deadline applied to events that will occur between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018.

Events should be open to all medical students (or include as many students as possible) and should promote at least one of the following:

  • Student leadership
  • Professionalism 
  • Collegiality 
  • Wellness 
  • Diversity in the profession
  • Building professional core competencies or clinical skills 

The Committee on Student Affairs reviews all funding applications and provides advice to the AMA:

Sponsorships from the AMA Committee on Student Affairs are not related to the Emerging Leaders in Health Promotion Grant Program. Need more information?
Download our comparison document that outlines the differences between the two different funding opportunities

Bursaries, grants and scholarships

The AMA supports a number of funding opportunities for students to help with medical school costs and expenses.

Insurance for medical students

Personal insurance from ADIUM Insurance Services Inc.

AMA’s ADIUM Insurance Services Inc. offers student members a variety of products with competitive rates, comprehensive coverage and no added fees or commissions.

The AMA Student Starter Program includes disability and term life insurance. The plan is designed to stay with you throughout your medical training and into medical practice, with valuable features to keep your coverage current as your income increases.

Learn more about ADIUM’s insurance products for medical students

Home and automobile insurance

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex can help you save on insurance for your home or automobile. As an AMA member, you can benefit from special privileges such as preferred group rates, enhanced coverage and flexible limits.

Be sure to ask for the AMA member discount.

Learn more about home and auto coverage from TD Insurance/Meloche Monnex

CMA’s MD Financial Management

The CMA’s MD Financial Management offers a unique, integrated selection of financial and practice management products and services.

MD Financial Management is built to meet your needs and save you time so that you can focus on the things that matter most to you.

Financial services

MD’s team of salaried advisors and specialists will help you reach your financial goals, providing professional, objective advice on:

  • Debt management.
  • Budgeting and cash flow.
  • Banking and insurance solutions.
  • Investment strategies.

Insurance services

Student members can access exclusive and competitive insurance solutions through an insurance alliance between MD Financial Management and the AMA. You’ll receive pressure-free advice on insurance strategies that can keep you and your family financially secure.
Contact MD Financial Management for more information

CMA Member Discounts

Take advantage of CMA’s unique savings programs, with discounts on car rentals, travel, hotels, cellphone plans, mobile software, fitness and leisure and more.

Tips on reducing travel costs for CaRMS can be found here. For more information, visit cma.ca/memberdiscounts.

Learn more about AMA membership

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