National Links

National Professional Associations/Organizations:

Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations (ACAHO)

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)

Canadian Alliance of Medical Laboratory Professionals Regulators (CAMLPR)

Canadian Association of Community Health Centres

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) 

Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) 

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND)

Canadian Association of Pathologists

Canadian Association of Physician Assistants

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists 

Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR)

Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO)                            

Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)  

Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (CASLPA)

Canadian Association of Therapists in Complementary Medicine (CATCM)

Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) 

Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL)

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association (CDAA)

Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canadian Dental Therapists Association (CDTA)

Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA)

Canadian Healthcare Association

Canadian Home Care Association

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Canadian Medical Association

Canadien Medical Protective Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)

Canadian Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA)

Canadian Psychiatric Association

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)

Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA)

Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA)

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Canada (CMAAC)

Denturist Association of Canada (DAC)

Dietitians of Canada (DC)



Medical Council of Canada

National Nursing Assessment Service

Paramedic Association of Canada

National Regulatory Bodies:

Canadian Consortium of Midwifery Regulators

Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada

Royal College of Dentists of Canada

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


National Certifying Bodies:

Accreditation Canada

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)


Health Workforce Stakeholder Organizations

Association des collèges et universités de la francophonie canadienne (ACUFC)

Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD)  

Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC)

Canadian Alliance of Long Term Care

Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators                                                                                                                              

Canadian Assocation of Electroneurophysiology Technologists (CAET)                                                                                              

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)                                                                                                                       

Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE)                                                                                                                  

Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS)

Canadian Federation of Nursing Unions (CFNU)

Catholic Health Alliance of Canada


Pan Canadian Organizations

Boyden Global Executive Search

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI)

Canada Health Infoway

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Canadian Patien Safety Institute

Consortium National de Formation en Santé (CNFS)

Institute for Health System Transportation & Sustainability

Mental Health Commission of Canada


Société Santé en français (SSF)

Touchstone Institute



Canadian Collaborative Centre for Physicians

Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

Care Centre for Internationally Educated Nurses

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis

Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS)



Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative (CIHC)

Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care (EICP) Initiative

Quality Worklife Quality Healthcare Collaborative (QWQHC)



Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)



Health Council of Canada (HCC)

Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators 



Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI)

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) – Health Services & Policy Research Support Network

The Kidney Foundation of Canada


Health Portfolio & Government

Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) – Spotlight: Health Human Resources

First Nations Inuit Branch - Health Canada

Health Canada (HC) – HHR

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) – PHHRS (Archived)


Independent, non-profit, federally funded

Canada Health Infoway

Canadian Information Centre for International Medical Graduates

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada

Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences

Institute for Research of Public Policy

National Institute for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) – HHR



Canadian Health Leadership Network (CHLNet)

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN) - HHR

Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)



Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) – HHR

Cancer View Canada


Postgraduate Medical Training

Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS)

Canadian Post-M.D. Education Register (CAPER)


Post-secondary institutions

Michener Institute – Interprofessional Education


Provincial & National HHR Strategies

Task Force Two: A Physician Human Resource Strategy for Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Alliance of Medical Radiation Technologists Regulators of Canada (AMRTRC) 


ALS Society of Canada

Alzheimer Society of Canada

Asthma Society of Canada

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Cardiovascular Society

Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists

Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH)

Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)

Patient Representatives

Patients Canada


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