Clover Hemans: PIVOTING IN COVID TIMES

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Part of our series highlighting the work of our members and how it has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic pandemic.  If you would like to share your story, please … Read more

Induced Abortion: Updated Guidance during Pandemics and Periods of Social Disruption

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Induced Abortion: Updated Guidance during Pandemics and Periods of Social Disruption Dustin Costescu, Edith Guilbert, Marie-Soleil Wagner, Sheila Dunn, Wendy V. Norman, Amanda Black, Regina Renner, Jeanne Bernardin, Brian Fitzsimmons, … Read more

The Winter 2020 Edition of the Voice is Here

Monday, February 10th, 2020

This Winter 2020 Edition of the Voice highlights our 2019 Annual General Meeting held at the Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON; an update on the FMWC’s 2019 awards, updates on … Read more

FMWC call to action on Climate crises: Is our healthcare workforce ready?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada supports the Canadian government in its declaration of a Climate Emergency and we call for urgent action in reducing carbon emissions and in … Read more

Dr. Amy Gausvik: Local and Global Medicine

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

This post comes from FMWC Member Dr. Amy Gausvik, who was the recipient of the 2019 Margaret Owen Waite Memorial Fund.  Highlighting her work both at home in Alberta and … Read more

FMWC Statement on Access to Medical Abortion Care

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is a national organization committed to the professional, social and personal advancement of women physicians and to the promotion of the well-being of … Read more

FMWC Statement on the film Unplanned

Friday, July 12th, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is deeply disappointed and concerned that Cineplex has decided to screen the film Unplanned in select theatres in Canada.  This film is based on … Read more

Dr. Elana Fric: An Epilogue

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

The tragic story of Dr. Elana Fric is a sad reminder that violence against women is enabled by a justice system that is naïve to the ways and methods of … Read more

Think Tank on Women Leaders in Medicine

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Dr. Mamta Gautam is an Ottawa psychiatrist and CEO of PEAK MD who specializes in cultivating leadership resiliency. She is also a past president of the FMWC. We are pleased to assist … Read more

Media Pivotal in Changing Attitudes Around Domestic Violence

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The media play a critical role in how we understand and process violence against women. The case of Dr. Elana Fric highlights the double standard and class and gender biases … Read more

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