SMA Digest

SMA Digest

SMA News Digest is the official member magazine of the the Saskatchewan Medical Association. It is published bi-annually and is distributed to nearly 90 per cent of practising physicians in Saskatchewan.

Questions and comments can be directed to Maria Ryhorski, Communications Advisor.


Click here for mobile friendly view.


Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2018

Winter 2017

Spring 2017

Summer 2016

View PDF.


Winter 2016

View PDF.


Summer 2015

Download pdf

Inside this issue:

In conversation with Dr. Mark Brown

Dr. Jenny Basran: Leading innovations in geriatric care

Burnout. Understanding it. Finding support.

Inside the red zone: SMA locum physician fights ebola in Sierra Leone

Learning from the best to make SK health care better

Making connections: Saskdocs makes direct contact between physicians and residents as easy as logging on

Recent Issues

Winter 2015
View as pdf

Summer 2014
View as pdf

Spring 2014View as pdf



Summer 2013 (download the complete magazine as a pdf)

SMA hears from 2013 president Clare Kozroski, transformation leader Dr. Joshua Tepper speaks ro RA, profile of 2013 Physician of the Year

Winter 2013 (download the complete magazine as a pdf)

Saskatchewan EMR Program: Program positioned well to reach its objective, New privacy requirements now in place, Medical Benevolent Society enters its 51st year


Autumn 2012 (download the complete magazine as a .pdf)

Client and Family Centred Care, Rural Bus Tour 2012, Clinics encouraged to work with RHAs when bringing IMGs to Saskatchewan, Communities seek inputs from physicians to address local concerns


Summer 2012 (download the complete magazine as a .pdf)

Local physician recalls 1962 Medicare crisis from profession's perspective in new book, SMA hosts spousal education session, SMA and CORRP seeking more locums for Rural Relief Program, Physician engagement and leadership key interests of new SMA president