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.
Fewer infections. Fewer outbreaks. Healthy Canadians.
Moins d’infections. Moins d’ éclosions. Canadiens en santé.
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.
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.
The goal is to promote and support research in infectious diseases and microbiology in Canada.
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.
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 email@example.com.
2021-2022 AMMI CANADA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Infectious Disease Section Chair
Medical Microbiology Section Chair
Todd Hatchette | 2018-2020
Caroline Quach | 2016-2018
Daniel B. Gregson | 2014-2016A
Mark Joffe | 2012-2014
B. Lynn Johnston | 2010-2012
Gerald Evans | 2008-2010
Michel Laverdière | 2006-2008
Susan Richardson | 2004-2006
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
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.