Supporting what matters to physicians
Through collaborative relationships with medical associations, affiliates and partners, the CMA Foundation focuses on causes and initiatives that support physicians, patients, medical students and residents across Canada.
Our areas of focus:
Because our foundation works through partners, we do not accept unsolicited requests for funding.
The CMA Foundation was created by the CMA in 2005 as the CMA Holdings Foundation. Our goal is to provide impactful charitable giving to registered Canadian charities to further excellence in health care. We changed our name to the CMA Foundation in 2017.
Driving meaningful change in health care
Advocating on issues that matter to the profession and their patients
Medical Assistance in Dying
From a position of neutrality — supporting members who provide services for medically assisted dying and those who choose not to — the CMA is driving dialogue about this complex end-of-life intervention.
about Medical Assistance in Dying
Prescribing medication is a key part of many physicians’ practice. Yet the high cost of prescription drugs can make them inaccessible to many Canadians. For more than three decades, the CMA has been a strong advocate for affordable prescription medications.