Canadian Medical Association

We maintain democratic, transparent governance processes to help our association communicate effectively with members, act on priority issues and partner with organizations that share our vision.

Elections and leadership opportunities

Learn how candidates are selected for CMA leadership positions, our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in medical leadership, and how to apply for current and upcoming vacancies.

Visit our presidency webpage

Visit our leadership opportunities webpage

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is a forum for members to ask questions of CMA leadership and address corporate matters. It’s also when our new president assumes office and our leadership candidates are put forward for ratification.

Learn more about our AGM


Our bylaws outline the rules that govern us as an association and lay out the composition and duties of our board and certain committees. Any changes to the bylaws must be approved by two-thirds of members at the AGM.

Visit our bylaws page


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

Learn more about the CMA’s leadership

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