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Get the most out of your OMA Membershiphttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Get-the-most-out-of-your-OMA-Membership.aspxGet the most out of your OMA MembershipTake advantage of everything your Association has to offer!Medical Residents: Get the most out of your OMA Membership
Top 5 List of Things You May Not Know About Your OMA Benefitshttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Top-5-List-of-Things-You-May-Not-Know-About-Your-OMA-Benefits.aspxTop 5 List of Things You May Not Know About Your OMA BenefitsThe Ontario Medical Association (OMA) represents the political, clinical and economic interests of the province’s medical profession. Today, more than 41,000 physicians, residents and medical students are members of the OMA. The Association offers many programs and services to support members’ professional and personal lives. A few of these are highlighted belowTop 5 List of Things You May Not Know About Your OMA Benefits
Climate change and insurancehttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Climate-change-and-insurance.aspxClimate change and insuranceMultiple studies published in peer-reviewed scientific journals show that 97% or more of climate scientists agree: climate-warming trends over the past century are very likely due to human activities.¹Climate change and insurance: strategies to provide financial protection to the general public against catastrophic risks
Travel insurancehttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Travel-insurance.aspxTravel insuranceTravel insurance is an essential item for smart travelers to pack on every trip that takes them beyond provincial or national borders. Not only does travel insurance help avoid financial setbacks in the event of an illness or accident while away from home, it also helps to ensure that you receive the care you need to return to good health as soon as possible.Travel insurance: an essential item for all travelers to pack
Striving to balance member insurance needs versus requirementshttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Striving-to-balance-member-insurance-needs-versus-requirements.aspxStriving to balance member insurance needs versus requirementsLately, I have been thinking a great deal about the future. Some of my reflections are prompted by a recent change in my role at the OMA, some are brought on by the unrelenting passage of time and the inevitable changes this brings, and some result from the fact that a new year is upon us.Striving to balance member insurance needs versus requirements: rise in diversity of health and disability claims challenges coverage, drives up cost
Embracing innovation while maintaining stability and improving servicehttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Embracing-innovation-while-maintaining-stability-and-improving-service.aspxEmbracing innovation while maintaining stability and improving serviceI recently became a grandfather. Not surprisingly, this has prompted some personal reflection on the passage of time. To say that much has changed in the world during my lifetime is almost cliché. To declare, for instance, my amazement at the seemingly endless array of new technologies at our disposal sounds almost trite: one can only be wowed by such advances for so long before they become virtually routine or expected. But the pace at which change gets absorbed into our daily lives often confounds, surprises, and occasionally even worries me.Embracing innovation while maintaining stability and improving service
Ball of Confusionhttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Ball-of-Confusion.aspxBall of ConfusionInsurance certainly can be confusing. Ball of Confusion...
Mental Health of Physicianshttp://www.omainsurance.com/Articles/Pages/Mental-Health-of-Physicians.aspxMental Health of PhysiciansOMA Insurance insures over 17,000 physicians in our Group Disability insurance plan and, on average; over 300 doctors are on disability at any one time. The number one cause of disability? Mental health.Mental Health of Physicians