• Who We Are
    The Canadian Life Insurance Medical Officers’ Association (CLIMOA) is the representative body of the Medical Officers who work in Insurance Medicine in Canada. Our membership consists mainly of physicians, but also other professionals involved in underwriting, … Read more
  • Message from the President
    Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am delighted to be the President of the Canadian Life Insurance Medical Officers Association. I know that the past 18 months have not been easy for anyone and I would like to commend the CLIMOA Executive for offering our members a wonderful virtual educational opportunity this past spring. Currently plans are underway for us to hold an in-person Annual Scientific Meeting in … Read more

  • Memories of Dr. Bob Snihura
    Dr. Robert (Bob) Snihura, a member of CLIMOA from 1944 – 2021 and a Past President has passed away. Read his obituary.
  • Do insurers have COVID-19 covered?
    What are the implications of COVID-19 for the insurance industry? And what longer-term trends might the outbreak serve to usher in for the future. The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak that began in China towards the end of last year has now become a global pandemic. Although it now appears to be slowing in China, the spread … Read more
  • Memories of Dr. Gordon Cumming
    Dr. Gordon Cumming has died at the age of 91. For many medical directors, the name brings instant recognition. Gordon was a legendary figure in the specialty of insurance medicine. He was a Past-President of the Canadian Life Insurance Medical Officers’ Association (CLIMOA), and a long-time member of the American Academy of Insurance Medicine (AAIM) … Read more