CMA members have access to a library of leading journals, textbooks and guides. Access new peer-reviewed research, clinical literature and important reference information.

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CMAJ: the Canadian Medical Association Journal

CMAJ is a leading journal that showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health. It publishes original clinical research, analyses, reviews, news, practice updates and thought-provoking editorials. Select articles are also available in French under the banner of Journal de l’Association médicale Canadienne (JAMC).


CMAJ Open is an online, open-access journal that publishes high-quality medical research from all medical and health disciplines. 


Canadian Journal of Surgery

The Canadian Journal of Surgery (CJS) is an open-access journal that provides Canadian surgical specialists with effective continuing medical education and a channel to communicate about clinical and basic science research.

Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience

The Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience (JPN) publishes original research and reviews in psychiatry and neuroscience that advance the understanding of the mechanisms involved in the etiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders.


Driver’s Guide: Determining Medical Fitness to Operate Motor Vehicles

Assists physicians in assessing their patients’ ability to safely operate motor vehicles; includes new sections on dementia and cognitive impairment and a revised section on reporting.

ClinicalKey and open access journals

CMA members can access hundreds of additional  journals to stay current on   the medical literature supporting research and evidence-informed patient care. Access leading publications like Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, The American Family Physician, The Lancet, the Clinics of North America Series  and many more.


ClinicalKey Textbooks

CMA members have access to over 1,000 medical textbooks spanning more than 30 specialties. Browse a full library of textbooks by title or  specialty to find the medical reference information you need.