OTTAWA, ON, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - On Aug. 22, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will be hosting its 154th Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM provides an opportunity for Canadian physicians and medical learners to help shape their national association's goals and leadership, learn about the CMA's activities and welcome the CMA's new president, Dr. Katharine Smart from Yukon.
The CMA encourages members and stakeholders to register before Aug. 16 at 8 pm (ET). The virtual format will include live webcasting of all proceedings.
The CMA's 154th Annual General Meeting
- Presentation of annual report
- Valedictory address from 2020–2021 president Dr. Ann Collins
- Inaugural address from 2021–2022 president Dr. Katharine Smart
- Question & answer session on the CMA's work, including its new Impact 2040 strategy, with CMA board chair Dr. Suzanne Strasberg, outgoing president Dr. Ann Collins, CMA francophone spokesperson Dr. Abdo Shabah and Ethics Committee chair Dr. Tim Holland.
- To ensure equity and diversity in its presidency and at its board and committee tables, the CMA will put a number of governance changes to a member vote, including:
- a shift to a national election for CMA president; and
- the creation of a Leadership and Diversity Search Committee for CMA board, committee and other leadership positions.
Sunday, Aug. 22 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm (ET)
Members of the media are invited to register by contacting email@example.com.
CMA members, stakeholders and interested members of the public can register online.
About the CMA
The Canadian Medical Association is the national voice of the medical profession. Our focus is on creating strong and accessible health systems, fostering well-being and diversity in medical culture, and ensuring every person in Canada has equal opportunity to be healthy. In partnership with physicians, medical learners, patients and others, we advance these goals through advocacy, knowledge sharing and granting.
SOURCE Canadian Medical Association