Canadian Medical Association

You’re on your way to building your career as a physician — and the CMA can help you with benefits, learning and advocacy opportunities, clinical resources and more. 

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We look forward to supporting you through your years in residency, into practice and beyond. If you have questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.

Not a CMA member?

There’s never been a better time to join the CMA. Membership is now complimentary for medical residents in Canada. You must be a member of your provincial/territorial medical association to join the CMA.


Clinical resources

CMA membership includes access to the latest evidence-based clinical resources, including DynaMed, ClinicalKey and the CPS—a value of more than $2,500 a year—plus access to expert literature search support through the Ask a Librarian service.

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Practice management

Learn how to negotiate more effectively, interview candidates for a staff position, draft a financial plan, manage medical records, and more with free practice management courses.

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Speciality profiles

Learn more about the different medical specialities in Canada with information-packed profiles that include typical workload, income, job satisfaction, educational requirements, and supply and demographics.

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Resident leadership

Develop your leadership and advocacy skills by taking part in conversations about pressing health issues, attending CMA events, signing up for free physician leadership courses, and more.

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