Let’s help new mom physicians (and their patients) to breastfeed

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Reading time:  5:30 mins Physicians know the importance of breastfeeding. But what happens to new-mom physicians? How easy is it for them to take their own advice? The Canadian Infant … Read more

Open Letter to Canada Officials Regarding the Separation of Immigrant and Refugee Families

Friday, July 20th, 2018

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada has added their signature to this open letter to Canadian officials regarding the separation of immigrant and refugee children from their parents at … Read more

Physicians Can and Must Do Better

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

FMWC Statement on Gender Harassment and Sexual Violence in Medicine Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has exploded into #MeTooMedicine and #ScienceToo. It has exposed the prevalence of gender … Read more

Participation, Protection, Prevention: The United Nations Security Council Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Reading time: 7:00 mins  In May, the Ottawa FMWC Branch was invited to a dinner in the Parliamentary Dining Room hosted by Independent Senator Marilou McPhedran. It was an educational … Read more


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