The Future of Women in Medicine & Health Care: Our Aptitude and Our Influence

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The Future of Women in Medicine & Health Care: Our Aptitude and Our Influence September 20-22, 2019 Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada REGISTRATION is now OPEN for the 2019 FMWC … 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

Call for Abstracts for FMWC AGM 2019

Friday, July 19th, 2019

  Submission Deadline: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada seeks to be the networking and professional development home for all Canadian women … 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

And the Winner of the Wellness Challenge is….

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The FMWC held a Wellness Challenge to promote overall health and resiliency for women physicians. Our hope was to encourage the importance of taking time for oneself, for one’s well-being … Read more

Medicine’s Disruptive Force

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Guest post by Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen, a first-year medical student in the Class of 2023 at McGill University. We welcome blog posts on topics of interest to Canadian women in … 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

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

It is incomprehensible that after almost 20 years of careful negotiation and step-by-step progress beginning with the adoption of United Nations Security Resolution (UNSCR)1325 in 2000, pressure from the US … Read more

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