CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 144th ANNUAL MEETING
The Canadian Medical Association held its 144th Annual General Council in St. John’s, N.L. from August 21st to 24th, 2011. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Health care transformation: Voices into action.” The first strategic session on August 22nd was entitled “Negotiation of the 2014 Health Care Accord.” This session included the presentation of the report of the Advisory Panel on Resourcing Options for Sustainable Health Care in Canada. This session also featured speeches by Sister Elizabeth Davis (Congregational leader of the Sisters of Mercy of Newfoundland and Labrador), Don Drummond (School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University) and Tony Dagnone (Former President and CEO, London Health Sciences Centre).