Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

July 03, 2008 15:28 ET

CMA Holds its 141st Annual Meeting in Montreal, QC

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 3, 2008) - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will hold its 141st annual meeting (General Council) in Montreal at the Centre Sheraton, from August 17-20, 2008.

This year's General Council theme, Canada's Doctors - Patient focused. Patient centred, provides a forum for CMA delegates to discuss issues of concern to the profession, the public and the health care system in Canada.

Key features of the meeting will be:

- a strategic session on mental health;

- a strategic session on health transformation and patient-focused care;

- sessions on emerging issues, delegates' motions; and

- address by Federal Minister of Health Tony Clement.

Media can contact the CMA's Advocacy & Public Affairs office to pre-register or to find out more about hotel accommodations. The cut off date for hotel reservations is July 18.

Contact Information

  • CMA
    Lucie Boileau
    1-800-663-7336 or 613-731-8610 ext. 1266