Canadian Medical Association

Resources for Medical Students

The CMA can support you on your journey to becoming a physician — with benefit 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 voice of the medical community is heard. Our goal is to drive positive change within the profession and in Canada’s health care system.

Medical student wearing a mask and a backpack

More reasons to join the CMA


Exclusive benefits and discounts

Medical school is expensive. The CMA’s member benefits and discounts can help you save money on tools like UpToDate as well as your cellphone plan and travel.

Latest Resources

Access to the latest clinical resources

CMA membership gives you access to clinical resources valued at more than $2,500 a year — including DynaMed, ClinicalKey and the CPS app.

Specialty profile

Kick-start your future with specialty profiles

Plan your future with information-packed profiles of medical specialties in Canada. Details include typical workload, income, job satisfaction, educational requirements, and supply and demographics.

*CMA membership is complimentary to physicians-in-training. To join the CMA, you must first be a member of your provincial/territorial medical association (except for Quebec).

Back to top