The SMA EMR Program can help you maximize use of your EMR, provide personalized support and resources, and help you integrate virtual care into your practice.
Health information is one of the most sensitive forms of personal information. If patients aren’t confident their privacy will be maintained, they may refrain from disclosing critical information or choose not to seek treatment.
Preparing for retirement can be a daunting task for physicians. View resources from the SMA, CPSS, CMPA and MD Financial to help you in the process.
Practice Enhancement Program
This program is intended to encourage physicians to continually improve their clinical skills and office practices to ensure they are providing high-quality patient care and provides a practice assessment.
Medical Legal Guidelines
The Joint Medical-Legal Committee has developed guidelines for the interaction between physicians and lawyers in litigation.
Clinical Quality Improvement Program
The Clinical Quality Improvement Program (CQIP) is a 10-month course designed to build capability in leading improvement work in health care, with a focus on clinical quality improvement projects.
Resources for physicians including compensation and finance, virtual care fee codes, physician health and wellness, and resources for clinics.
CMA Joule provides resources to support physicians in their practice, including access to leading evidence-based clinical tools and research as well as continuing education and other learning opportunities.
Palliative and End-of-Life Care
In 2015, the CMA issued a national call to action, urging physicians to better serve their patients’ palliative care needs, whether that means providing earlier referral to palliative care or becoming educated in the principles of palliative care so as to provide it in their own practice.
Chronic-Disease Management-Quality Improvement Program
This program provides a supplementary payment to physicians who successfully submit process indicator data that reflects actions related to best practice patient care of chronic diseases.
CMA/Joule - SMA Physician Leadership Institute (PLI)
The Physician Leadership Institute is the Canadian Medical Association’s leadership development programs and courses are offered in-house at a reduced cost to SMA members.
Canadian Certified Physician Executive
The Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) Credential recognizes and advances physician leadership and excellence through a national, peer-generated, standards-based assessment process.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Fund
The CME Fund reimburses physicians for the costs associated with continuing medical education courses and materials.
Physician Compensation Quality Improvement Program
This program compensates physicians for eligible time they spend on quality improvement (QI) projects and training with an eligible sponsoring organization.
CMA Joule provides resources for physicians to support their practice, including access to leading evidence-based clinical tools and research as well as continuing education and other learning opportunities.