Canadian Medical Association

The CMA is proud to advocate for and with physicians and medical learners to build a better health system and a thriving health workforce.

Join or renew today

It’s easy to become a CMA member or renew your existing membership — and if you’re a student, resident or retired physician, it’s free! Learn more

Questions about CMA membership?

Contact the CMA Member Service Centre at[email protected] or toll-free at 1-888-855-2555 (weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm ET). We also have a convenient online request form.

Help lead the change

Shape the future of health care and the profession with colleagues across the country.

Please be aware that the CMA recently announced changes to some of its offerings.

Get the latest clinical resources

Medical journals and textbooks

  • Over 1,000 textbooks and 600 full-text journals, images and videos across more than 30 medical specialties through ClinicalKey®
  • Peer reviewed medical journals, guides, magazines and custom e-publications through CMA Joule Publications
  • Canada’s leading general medical journal, CMAJ

Clinical summaries, guidelines and apps

Other useful resources

  • Guidance on how to evaluate a patient’s medical fitness to operate motor vehicles from the CMA Driver’s Guide
  • Save on a subscription to Up to Date, an evidence-based, physician-authored resource

Learn practice and leadership essentials

Prioritize your wellness

Find tools and resources to support your mental health and well-being – and a more compassionate culture of medicine.

  • Wellness Hub: Articles, studies and videos to help physicians at all ages and career stages
  • Wellness Connection: Free, virtual peer support sessions, all led by trained facilitators, on topics from psychological first aid to mindful parenting
  • Sound Mind podcast: Conversations about the people, programs and projects that are helping medical professionals stay well

Take care of your financial health

We’re proud to partner with MD Financial Management, Canada’s only national financial services firm exclusively dedicated to the financial health of Canada’s physicians.


MD Financial Management provides financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit

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