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PARA - Professional Association
of Resident Physicians of Alberta

The Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA) is a non-profit organization that endeavours to provide effective representation for physicians completing further training in a residency program. PARA is a professional association representing graduate resident physicians in Alberta who are directly funded, or whose funds are administered by the Ministry of Health.

PARA advocates for resident physicians through committees and other avenues at the Alberta Medical Association, the College of Physicians & Surgeons Alberta, both Postgraduate Medical Education offices, the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. PARA prepares for and conducts contract negotiations on behalf of resident physicians. PARA administers member life insurance and long-term disability insurance directly and provides many other benefits through the employer. PARA is dedicated to the well-being of all members and provides seminars on various topics, assistance for those in need, and opportunities campaigns to boost community and awareness.

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