Canadian Medical Association

2021 CMA Health Summit Series


The 2021 CMA Health Summit is a series of three virtual events that will explore how to reframe health, health systems and the health workforce. The first session will focus on how to create a stronger, more accessible health system, designed with and for patients.

Session 1: May 18, 6:00–8:30 pm ET

Canada’s universal health care system – myth or reality?

Host: Dr. Ann Collins, CMA president

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Nadine Caron — Canada’s first female general surgeon of First Nations descent
  • Dr. Danielle Martin — family physician and executive vice-president at Women’s College Hospital


  • André Picard — Globe and Mail health reporter and author of Neglected No More
  • Sudi Barre — patient advocate and person with lived experience

This group learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Registration closes on May 13.

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