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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.


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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

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...