The Promise of Mifepristone

Friday, April 26th, 2019

It’s been 50 years since Canada first legalized hospital abortions in 1969 and 30 years since mifepristone, the “abortion pill” first received approval in France with promises to change the … Read more

FMWC Wellness Challenge

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada mission statement outlines our goals of working towards “[…] the promotion of the well-being of women both in the medical profession and in … Read more

Under Syndrome: Inequities in Women’s Cardiovascular Health

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

On Feb 10, 2019 the Vancouver Branch held an education session entitled “Under Syndrome: Inequities in Women’s Cardiovascular Health”. Twenty health care professionals, physicians, nurses and pharmacists attended. Dr. Shahin Jaffer, … Read more

Gender Matters: Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Women and How to Manage – Part 2

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

This is a summary of a presentation on women and cardiovascular disease hosted by the Federation of Medical Women of Canada Ottawa Branch on January 10, 2019 as part of their Evening … Read more

Gender Matters: Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Women and How to Manage – Part 1

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

This is a summary of a presentation on women and cardiovascular disease hosted by the Federation of Medical Women of Canada Ottawa Branch on January 10, 2019 as part of their Evening … Read more

FMWC HPV Awareness Evening

Friday, October 19th, 2018

On October 1, 2018, FMWC hosted a HPV Awareness Evening for students and community members in the Toronto area. The purpose of the evening was to raise awareness around HPV … Read more

HPV Prevention Week 2018: Spread the Message, Not the Infection

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

It’s HPV Prevention Week! Canada is a leader in HPV prevention. We were the first country to establish an HPV Prevention Week, in 2017, designed to raise awareness about the … Read more

Call for Medical Student and Resident Abstracts

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Submission Deadline: July 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is now accepting abstracts for the Annual General Meeting in Toronto, ON. Abstract submission is … Read more

An Invitation You Won’t Want to Miss!

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Reading time: 1:30 min The following invitation is from Dr. Kathee Andrews, President-Elect, FMWC Dear Colleagues, As chair of the AGM planning committee, I am pleased to invite you to … Read more

Women Physicians Change the World – Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Medical women have a long history of domestic and international humanitarian aid. In the nineteenth century, it was physicians attached to missions who brought western medicine and science to such … Read more

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