Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Medical Association

August 13, 2007 12:41 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: CMA Holds its 140th Annual Meeting in Vancouver (BC)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2007) - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will hold its 140th annual meeting (General Council) in Vancouver, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, from August 19 to 22, 2007. This year's General Council theme is Together in partnership... the future of care.

On Monday, the CMA will release its 7th annual National Report Card which will focus on the impact of environment on health care.

Key features of the meeting are:

- Sunday: educational sessions on health and environment and information
technology issues.

- Monday: an address by the Federal Health Minister, the Honourable Tony
Clement and a strategic session on the funding of the continuum of care.

- Tuesday: a strategic session on patient-centered collaborative care and
valedictory address by CMA's president Dr. Colin McMillan.

- Wednesday: a session on emerging issues session and delegates' motions
and the installation and speech by the next president of CMA, Dr. Brian

Media can register on-site with the CMA Media office located in the MacKenzie Room at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. You can also reach the CMA Media office at (604) 648-1333 from Sunday, August 19 at 12:00pm to Wednesday, August 22 at 2:30 pm (Pacific Time).

Contact Information

  • Canadian Medical Association
    Lucie Boileau
    1-800-663-7336 or 613-731-8610 ext. 1266
    613-447-0866 (mobile)