Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

    

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Association of Medical Microbiology
and Infectious Disease Canada

l’Association pour la microbiologie
médicale et l’infectiologie Canada

Fewer infections.

Fewer outbreaks.

Healthy Canadians.

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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

WHO WE ARE

AMMI Canada is the national specialty association that represents physicians, clinical microbiologists and researchers specializing in the fields of medical microbiology and infectious diseases. Through promotion of the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human infectious diseases and by our involvement in education, research, clinical practice and advocacy, AMMI Canada aims to serve and educate the public and also to enhance the career opportunities of its members through professional development and advocacy initiatives.

Vision Statement

Fewer infections. Fewer outbreaks. Healthy Canadians.
Moins d’infections. Moins d’ éclosions. Canadiens en santé.

Mission Statement
We advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections.
Nous faisons progresser la prévention, le diagnostic et le traitement des infections.
Strategic Planning Goals and Initiatives

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Resistance
The goal is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of antimicrobial resistant microorganisms through strategies that monitor antimicrobial resistance and improve antimicrobial use.

Infection Prevention and Control
The goal is to reduce the impact of healthcare-associated infections through infection prevention and control.

Education and Knowledge Translation
The goal is to reduce the impact of infections and antimicrobial resistance through guideline development, networking, and education.

Advocacy
The goal is to support efforts to reduce the impact of infectious diseases world-wide, achieved by equitable access to health care and immunization, through advocacy and strategic collaboration.

Human Health Resources Planning
The goal is to ensure the sustainability of clinical microbiology, infectious diseases, and medical microbiology in Canada.

Research
The goal is to promote and support research in infectious diseases and microbiology in Canada.

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AMMI Canada

It is Antimicrobial Awareness Week! As a reminder to Handle with Care, we are highlighting the AMMI Canada Position Statement on antimicrobial resistance.

“Antimicrobials (which include antibiotics) are a precious public resource and an essential tool for fighting infections in both humans and animals.

Their importance to human medical, nutritional, and economic security cannot be understated.

Yet globally, antimicrobials are losing their effectiveness more quickly than new antimicrobial drugs, treatments, and therapies are being identified and introduced to market.”

Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance. Read more: bit.ly/jammi44b

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2021-2022 AMMI CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF
MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE CANADA

JAMMI, the official journal of AMMI Canada, is back, with the University of Toronto Press, as our publisher.

SUBMISSION SITE

The submission site is now open and ready to accept your work.  All AMMI Canada members have been uploaded into the ScholarOne system.  You should have received a message from the University of Toronto Press,  providing you with instructions on how to log in. If you have not received this information,  please contact Krystal Sabourin at krystal@ammi.ca.

Past Presidents

Todd Hatchette2018-2020
Caroline Quach2016-2018
Daniel B. Gregson2014-2016A
A. Mark Joffe
2012-2014
B. Lynn Johnston2010-2012
Gerald Evans 2008-2010
Michel Laverdière2006-2008
Susan Richardson 2004-2006

CIDS Presidents

Coleman Rotstein | 2002-2004
Mark Miller | 2000-2002
Kevin Forward | 1998-2000
John Conly | 1996-1998
Gary Garber | 1995-1996
Stephen Shafran | 1994-1995
Donald Low | 1993-1994
Mary Gribble | 1992-1993
Gregory Hammond | 1991-1992
Giles Delage | 1990-1991
Walter Schlech III | 1989-1990
Lionel Mandell | 1988-1990
Lindsay E. Nicolle | 1987-1988
Elaine Mills | 1986-1987
William R. Bowie | 1985-1986
Godfrey Harding | 1984-1985
Thomas Marrie | 1983-1984
William Albritton | 1982-1983
Grant Stiver | 1981-1982
Michel Bergeron | 1980-1981
Hillar Vellend |1979-1980
George Goldsand | 1978-1979
Hugh Robson | 1977-1978

CAMM President
Susan Richardsdon | 2001-2003
Giles Delage | 1999-2001
Mary Vearncombe | 1997-1999
David Colby | 1995-1997
H Richardson | 1991-1992
M.G. Bergeron | 1989-1990
J.L. Whitby | 1987-1988
R. Morisset | 1985-1986
R.H. Elder | 1983-1984
E.V. Haldane | 1981-1982
G. Dempster | 1979-1980
L. Gayvreau | 1977-1978
Ian B.R. Duncan | 1975-1976
E.J. Bowmer | 1973-1974
J.M.S. Dixon | 1971-1972
G.G. Kalz | 1969-1970
N.A. Hinton | 1967-1968
C.E. Dolman | 1965-1966
C.E. VanRooyen | 1963-1964
M. Saint-Martin | 1962-1963
Phil H. Grey | 1961-1962
Order of Canada Recipients

John Conly , C.M., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C) | The Governor General of Canada, 29 June 2018
Thomas J. Marrie, C.M.
|  The Governor General of Canada, 29 Apr. 2015.
David W. Scheifele, O.C., MD, FRCP(C) | The Governor General of Canada, 29 Apr. 2015.
Michel G. Bergeron, C.M., O.Q. | The Governor General of Canada, 20 Apr. 2009, 29 Apr. 2015.
Allan Ross Ronald, O.C., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C) | The Governor General of Canada, 12 May 2015.
D. Lorne J. Tyrrell, O.C., A.O.E., M.D., F.R.C.P. | Governor General of Canada, 30 Apr. 2009, 1 Jun. 2015.
Mark A. Wainberg, O.C., O.Q., Ph.D. | Governor General of Canada, 30 Apr. 2009, 5 Jun. 2015.

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