Tools and resources


Besides being able to access numerous reference documents, and publications by the Québec Medical Association, being a member of the QMA also offers you a wide selection of services, products and training. Whether it is free access to certain services provided by the Canadian Medical Association or to databases, numerous tools are at your disposal to help make you a physician leader in the Québec health care system.


As a member of the QMA, you are automatically a member of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and can take advantage of its services and tools. The CMA offers different on-line or classroom training programs that are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

CMA Leadership PMI courses in English

The professional development programs offered include the Physician Management Institute (PMI) physician leadership courses, which are available as three options: open-enrolment, in-house and online.

Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership

The CMA also co-hosts the Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership (held in English only) and offers PMI Leadership program courses before the conference.

CMA Podcasts - FREE (to come)

CMA leadership podcasts feature Canadian and international physicians addressing various hot topics as they relate to health system leadership. These audio podcasts (in English only) are available to CMA and QMA members at no charge.

Resident and student leadership

To meet the needs of residents and students, the CMA is offering a full set of leadership courses, training, conferences and online resources.

Mini-modules, which are a series of videos 20-30 minutes in length, are available for free for residents. They focus on relevant leadership topics, including social media and advocacy. These resources are also available to CMA and QMA members at no charge.

Online continuing medical education courses - FREE (to come)

Finally, the CMA offers members continuing medical education (CME) courses at no charge on its learning management system. Other organizations and educational institutions also offer courses through the CMA.


Leadership program, in particular regarding the skills and knowledge acquired by physicians who take these courses.

Médecins et politique (in French only)

Santé inc., January / February 2013

Soutenir son propre regard devant le miroir (in French only)

L’actualité médicale, February 1, 2013, Vol. 34, No. 1

Leadership médical, l’AMQ veut prendre le leadership  (in French only)

Profession Santé