Dr. Vivien Brown Accepts FMWC May Cohen Award

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Dr. Vivien Brown is a family physician in Toronto and the Vice President for Medical Affairs, Medisys Health Group Inc., a national business dedicated to preventative health care. Educated at … Read more

Happy National Physicians’ Day!

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Reading time: 2:20 On this day, May 1, 2018, we mark the first annual National Physicians’ Day, the day of Emily Stowe’s birth, to celebrate and show appreciation for the … Read more

Women Physicians Change the World

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The theme of the 2018 Annual General Meeting and National Conference is – Women Physicians: Changing the World. We couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate theme to capture the global … Read more

Thank you, Emily Stowe

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The story of Emily Stowe is one that captures the struggle for women’s rights in Canada. The first white woman to practice medicine without a license in Canada is probably … Read more

Canadian Women Physicians and the FMWC

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The history of women’s move into medicine is one of slow and incremental change. It begins with access to education, and not just higher education, but changing attitudes about women … Read more

Dr. May Cohen Named as an Officer to the Order of Canada

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Dr. May Cohen, past-president of the FMWC and longtime advocate of women physicians and women’s health was named an Officer to the Order of Canada for her “exemplary leadership in … Read more

Do You Know Her? Nominate Her for a FMWC Award

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Every year the Federation of Medical Women of Canada gather for their Annual General Meeting and Conference. It’s always an uplifting event, but one of the more inspiring components of … Read more

Congratulations to the 2017 FWMC Award Recipients

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

2017 FMWC Award Recipients Presented at the 2017 FMWC AGM & National Conference Ottawa, September 14-17, 2017 The announcement and presentation of the FMWC Annual Awards, are a highlight of … Read more