Become a Health Advocate!

Canadians and their physicians from coast to coast to coast are speaking up. If health and health care matter to you, become a CMA Health Advocate today! Together, we can put health care back on the agenda.

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Patient Advocacy

Take the OurCare research survey

The OurCare project is conducting a research survey to hear from people across Canada about their views on primary care and what better would look like to them.
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The Impact of Patient Advocates and How You Can Make a Difference

For the medical profession to thrive, patients need to have a platform to speak and be heard. Let’s work toward meaningful change — together.
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“It’s about empowering patients to participate”: CMA Health Advocates helps public engage in election‍

As a member of the CMA Patient Voice, part of Chad Dickie's job is to highlight health issues that are important to the public. And now, during an election campaign, those same insights can be used to educate candidates.
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Becoming an empowered patient: a conversation with Elke Hutton

She talked to us about the lessons she learned caring for her dying husband and the health care challenges facing rural seniors.
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‘I felt welcomed’: 25 patients attend the CMA’s first-ever Health Summit

Alongside more than 700 physicians and health stakeholders, the patient group took part in two days of presentations and panels related to this year’s theme: innovation in health care.
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The rise of the patient navigator

The rise of the patient navigator — sometimes also called nurse navigator or even health care concierge — addresses the need for guides, translators and advocates.
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Welcome to CMA Health Advocates

The CMA Health Advocate is the online space for us all to mobilize around issues that matter to patients, caregivers and Canadian doctors. Together, we can make a difference. Together, we can make the health care system better.
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