The CMA can support you on your journey to becoming a physician — with benefits and discounts, learning opportunities, resources and more.
The CMA represents physicians and physicians-in-training across Canada. We advocate on issues that matter to the profession and the health of Canadians, ensuring the physician voice is heard. Our goal is to drive positive change within the profession and Canada’s health care system.
We look forward to supporting you through the course of your studies, into residency and beyond. If you have questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.
Make the most of your membership
Medical school is expensive. With the CMA’s exclusive member benefits and discounts, you can save money on your CaRMS tour and travels, cellphone plan and more.
about Make the most of your membership
With new medical information published every 30 seconds, it can be tough to stay up to date. CMA membership gives you access to the latest evidence-based clinical resources – including DynaMed, ClinicalKey and the CPS on the RxTx Mobile app — a value of more than $2,500 a year.
about Clinical resources
Plan your future with information-packed profiles of medical specialities in Canada. Details include typical workload, income, job satisfaction, educational requirements, and supply and demographics.
about Speciality profiles
Med school is almost done and residency is looming, but first: CaRMS. Get advice, tips and tricks from peers who’ve been through the match themselves and can help you prepare and feel confident.about CaRMS prep
A (highly practical!) tradition
Every year, we hand out backpacks to first-year medical students. It’s a tradition spanning more than two decades.about A (highly practical!) tradition
CMA bursaries and awards
Get help with the cost of your medical education. The CMA 150th Anniversary Bursaries and Awards Program gives your medical school funding for an annual $15,000 award and $8,500 bursary.about CMA bursaries and awards
Develop as a leader through our member programs and activities. Take part in conversations about policy and other important health matters.about Student leadership
Driving meaningful change in health care
Advocating on issues that matter to the profession and their patients
The opioid crisis has claimed thousands of lives. We’re helping physicians get the information they need for appropriate prescribing and treating of opioid addiction.
With cannabis use now legal in Canada, we continue to advocate for a science-based, public health approach to the substance — and actively support physicians with information and resources about cannabis use for medical purposes.