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, resources and more.
Not familiar with the CMA? We represent physicians and physicians-in-training across Canada. We advocate on issues that matter to the profession and the health of Canadians, ensuring the physician perspective is always heard. Our goal is to drive positive change within the profession and Canada’s health care system.
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.
Make the most of your membership
Save as you start your career with exclusive discounts on clinical tools and software, business services, travel, cell service, and more.
about Make the most of your membership
Learn how to negotiate more effectively, interview candidates for a staff position, draft a financial plan, manage medical records, and more with Joule’s practice management courses.
about Practice management
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.
about Speciality profiles
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 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.
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 Mobile App — a value of more than $2,500 a year.about Clinical resources
Driving meaningful change in health care
Advocating on issues that matter to the profession and their patients
Medical Assistance in Dying
From a position of neutrality — supporting members who provide services for medically assisted dying and those who choose not to — the CMA is driving dialogue about this complex end-of-life intervention.
about Medical Assistance in Dying
Prescribing medication is a key part of many physicians’ practice. Yet the high cost of prescription drugs can make them inaccessible to many Canadians. For more than three decades, the CMA has been a strong advocate for affordable prescription medications.