You’re on your way to building your career as a physician — and the CMA can help you with benefits and discounts, 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.Join/Renew
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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Learn how to negotiate more effectively, interview candidates for a staff position, draft a financial plan, manage medical records, and more with CMA Joule’s practice management courses.
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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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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 from CMA Joule, and more.about Resident leadership
How should I manage my student debt? Should I incorporate my medical practice? What do I need to know about paying tax instalments? Find answers in the MD Learning Lounge and complete a financial checkup to get information tailored to your needs.
Make the most of your membership
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Driving meaningful change in health care
Advocating on issues that matter to the profession and their patients
Physician Health and Wellness
Patient care can suffer when physicians don’t care for themselves. The CMA is highlighting the importance of physician health and wellness through our policies, advocacy and research.
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Climate Change and Health
Through its advocacy and partnerships, the CMA is raising awareness of the health consequences of climate change and the need to prepare for and mitigate the impact on Canadians.
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