Canadian Medical Association

The CMA advocates for better health, health care and a thriving health workforce at a national level. Relevant, sustainable reform depends on collaboration with physicians and learners. Here’s how you can get involved.

Join the CMA

The status quo in health care isn’t working. CMA, working with physicians and medical learners are leading reform, influencing meaningful changes across the country, and within the culture of medicine.

Membership brings together the medical profession and supports a strong national voice.

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Engage with bold thinkers and leaders on what health care can be.

CMA Community

Connect with physicians and other health stakeholders in moderated virtual discussion groups on the ideas and issues that matter most to the profession.

Ambassadors Ambassador program

Medical learners and physicians in their first five years of practice can join the CMA Ambassador program to make connections and build leadership skills.

Ambassadors Patient Voice

This group of patients lend their perspectives and experience, helping shape the CMA’s advocacy work by giving insight into the best ways for us and physicians to engage with patients.

Amplify your impact

Sharing ideasShare your ideas for change

CMA members have invaluable perspectives on the practice and profession of medicine. We accept proposals to help shape our advocacy and our association.


Champion the change you want to see by nominating a student, resident or physician for our annual awards. Recipients come from across the country and are recognized for significant contributions to health, health care and the medical profession.

Join CMA leadership

Leadership positions on our board of directors and committees are important opportunities to help shape the future of the health system and the profession.

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