The Alberta Medical Association (AMA) will install its president for 2012-13 on Saturday, September 22, during its Annual General Meeting and Representative Forum at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton. The AMA president serves a one-year term, in addition to one year each as president-elect and immediate past president. Dr. R. Michael Giuffre will officially assume the role of AMA president at the end of the Representative Forum meeting on Saturday afternoon. Giuffre, a pediatric cardiologist, practices at the Providence Pediatric Clinic in Calgary and is a clinical professor of cardiac sciences and pediatrics at the University of Calgary. He is also a member of the University's Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta.