Canadian Medical Association

The CMA Group of Companies – CMA, CMA Impact and CMA Foundation – unites the medical profession at the national level. Guided by our Impact 2040 strategy, our focus is on creating strong and accessible health systems, fostering well-being and diversity in medical culture, and ensuring every person in Canada has equal opportunity to be healthy. Working in partnership with health care providers, patients, policy-makers and stakeholders, we advance these goals through:

  • our advocacy efforts, knowledge sharing and granting
  • supporting physician leadership development and promoting clinical excellence
  • providing impactful charitable giving that positively impacts the health of Canadians

CMA Board of Directors

The board is responsible for managing the CMA’s affairs, which includes overseeing for-profit subsidiaries, strategic planning and risk management. The board meets regularly to provide direction to the senior management team.

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CMA Leadership

The CMA’s leadership teams set our strategic priorities — ensuring all policies, actions and activities advance our vision of a vibrant medical profession and a healthy population in Canada.

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CMA Governance

The CMA Governance structure includes CMA members, an Annual General Meeting, General Council, a Board of Directors and several committees.

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The Annual General Meeting is an opportunity for members to connect on important and emerging association issues. 

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CMA Nominations

The CMA follows fair and transparent processes to nominate its board members and other CMA committee members.

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CMA Presidency

Every year, the CMA holds fair and transparent nominations and elections processes for the position of CMA president-elect.

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Member Health Policy Proposals

Accepted year-round, members can submit health policy proposals to help establish a new CMA policy or clarify CMA’s ongoing health advocacy.

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Corporate business proposals

Addressed yearly at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), members can submit corporate business proposals to enhance CMA governance, operations and bylaws up to 90 days before the AGM.

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