Call for Nominations: 2020-2021 PARA Assembly

Consider being part of the 2020-2021 PARA Assembly! PARA is your professional association – participation on the Assembly directly benefits you and your colleagues.

The PARA Assembly guides the strategic direction of the Association and is responsible for ensuring that the interests of all PARA members are represented. Through involvement with the Assembly, resident physicians access opportunities to fulfill a number of CanMEDS roles, including:

  • developing leadership skills
  • liaising with health and medical education stakeholders
  • representing Alberta’s resident physicians at the regional, provincial and national levels.

The first PARA Assembly meeting is Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (virtual). All Assembly Delegates are expected to attend.

NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, 2020
ELECTIONS OPEN: July 30-August 9, 2020

Click the following links for full details on Delegate positions available, the nomination process and nomination documents:

NOTE: We strongly recommend you speak to your program director in advance if you are considering running for a position as a PARA Assembly Delegate.

If you have any questions about the PARA Assembly and/or the election process, please contact us at 780.432.1749 or


Funding in the form of grants is available through PARA, to support resident physician-led initiatives that promote wellness within PARA’s membership.


Each month, PARA gives away gift cards in support of a wellness activity.


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