Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

July 04, 2005 10:00 ET

Media Advisory/CMA Holds its 138th Annual Meeting in Edmonton, AB

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 4, 2005) - Ottawa-The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will hold its 138th annual meeting (General Council) in Edmonton, at the Shaw Conference Centre, from August 14 to 17, 2005.

The theme of this year's General Council is Healthy People, Healthy Future. The meeting will serve as a forum for CMA delegates to discuss and advocate for timely access to quality care.

Key features of the meeting are:
- an address by the Federal Health Minister (to be confirmed);
- a strategic session on pan-Canadian health goals;
- a strategic session on the public-private interface in health
- a strategic session on a pan-Canadian approach to health human
- and educational sessions addressing emerging health issues.

Media can contact the CMA's Advocacy & Public Affairs office to pre-register or to book your hotel accommodations. The cut off date for hotel reservations at the Westin Edmonton is July 12, 2005.

Contact Information

  • CMA
    Carole Lavigne
    (613) 731-8610 ext. 1266 or 1-800-663-7336