Membership and Benefit Programs

How to Join the YMA

To become a Full Member of the YMA you will need to:

1. be registered, licensed and in good standing with the Yukon Medical Council

2. be a resident of the Yukon

3. complete the Membership Application Form (right or below)

4. pay the Full Member dues

Benefit Programs Access

  • YMA Full Members
    access to all funds, contingent on meeting individual fund eligibility criteria
  • YMA Visiting Specialist Members
    access to CME Program only
  • Resident non-YMA physicians and visiting locums
    access to CMPA Program only

NOTE: Resident non-YMA physicians can access all funds by payment of an annual administration fee, effective each April 1.

Benefit Programs

CME Program

  • To assist resident physicians with continuing medical education costs.

CMPA Program

  • To reimburse eligible physicians for their CMPA dues on a biannual basis.
  • This program is available to resident non-YMA physicians and visiting locums.

Locum Support Fund

  • To assist resident physicians in attracting locum physicians by subsidizing reasonable and usual expenses and overhead expenses.

Parental Benefits Program

  • To provide partial income replacement for a physician parent who wants to take a temporary leave from Yukon practice following the birth/adoption of a child.

New Grads of CCFP (5-year return of service agreement)

  • To recruit recently graduated family physicians to Yukon, by providing financial incentives.

New Grads of RCPSC (5-year return of service agreement)

  • To recruit recently graduated specialists to Yukon, by providing financial incentives.

Office Renovation Program

  • To assist Yukon family physicians with expenses for office renovations required to accommodate a newly-recruited physician.

Office Start Up Program (2-year return of service agreement)

  • To assist newly-recruited family physicians with setting up an office.

Preceptor Support Program

  • To encourage Yukon physicians to become preceptors for visiting post-graduate residents and under graduate medical students.

Physician Relocation Program (2-year return of service agreement)

  • To assist recruited physicians with their relocation costs.

Recruitment Program (3-year return of service agreement)

  • To promote the recruitment of new physicians to Yukon, by providing financial incentives.

Retention Program (3-year return of service agreement)

  • To promote the retention of practicing physicians in Yukon, by providing financial incentives.

UpToDate Fund

  • Provides an annual YMA group subscription to UpToDate, free to Full Members.