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Welcome to Hamilton Academy of Medicine

The Hamilton Academy of Medicine is a voluntary association funded by physicians for physicians. We inform, educate & represent more than 700 physicians in Hamilton acting as the District 4 branch society of the Ontario Medical Association. The office is no longer open to the public.

Use HamiltonDoctors.ca to find answers to some of the common questions received weekly from the public. Hamilton is currently experiencing a critical doctor shortage in many areas of medicine.



Flu Shot

Have you gotten your flu shot? Visit your family physician or pharmacy to get one. Visit http://www.ontario.ca/flu  for information.


Participate in Hamilton's Annual Santa 5K run on Sunday, November 30, 2014

For details and registration:

http://www.santa5k.ca or call (905) 512-2488

Recent Media

Your Hamilton, Your Health Video Series

Dr. Raymond Gottschalk discusses sleep apnea, its dangers and how it can be treated.


Healthcare Hot Topic

Ontario to Ban smoking on all restaurant patios, sports fields and playgrounds
Hamilton Spectator - November 7, 2014 Ontario will ban smoking on all restaurant and bar patios as well as at playgrounds and publicly-owned sports fields starting Jan. 1, 2015....

CODE RED:Medical Association trying to change health-care thinking
Hamilton Spectator - March 7, 2013 The Hamilton Spectator’s groundbreaking series Code Red showed the staggering disparities in lifespans and health outcomes of people living in wealthier and poorer neighbourhoods in Hamilton.“We were not aware of how big the numbers would be,” Canadian Medical Association president Dr. Anna Reid...

Speaking with one voice on casino issue
Hamilton Spectator - February 2, 2013 Health and community leaders across Hamilton have concerns about a downtown casino.The unified response to the proposed casino came about at the request of Hamilton's medical officer of health Dr. Elizabeth Richardson...