Canadian Medical Association should assist with medical education

August 23, 2018

Writing on an inaugural health summit that brought to light many of the recent challenges faced by the medical profession and its association, Adam Kassam writes that the Canadian Medical Association should step forward to assist with medical education. “One way for the CMA to re-establish the trust of Canadian physicians would be for it to use its new fortune to support the education of doctors and medical students,” writes Kassam, adding that an alternative would be to cover the tuition for all medical students. “Ultimately, the CMA and its leadership must focus on the personal, emotional and financial well-being of current and future physicians if it hopes to make a meaningful impact in the years ahead.” The Star