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

Is it Time for #MeToo in Medicine?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Originally published in the Medical Post, Tuesday February 27, 2018 Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has gained considerable momentum in bringing to light the prevalence of sexual harassment … 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

Know Your Heart: Love Yourself

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Every 20 minutes a woman in Canada dies from heart disease. Five times more women die from heart disease than from breast cancer. Two-thirds of heart health research focuses on … Read more

Women Physicians: The Second Shift

Monday, February 12th, 2018

According to the Canadian Medical Association, 64% of practicing family physicians are women under the age of 35. This is a welcome statistic and a clear indication of the change … Read more

How’s it going, Dr. Mom?

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

They say that the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. The 5 mighty mothers who spoke at the annual, “How’s it going, Dr. Mom?” event at the University … Read more

WoMed: Call for Advisors

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

WoMed, the official blog of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada is seeking FMWC members to serve as Advisors who will act as content experts for health related blog … Read more

WoMed – Call for Contributors / Submission Guidelines

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Do you have a topic you feel passionate about or isn’t getting the attention it needs? WoMED, the official blog of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada is seeking … Read more

Introducing…. WoMed: Women in Medicine Blog @FMWCanada

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Drum roll please…… The FMWC is pleased to announce the launch of our newest communication tool, WoMed, the Women in Medicine blog. In September, the FMWC hired Margaret Shkimba on … Read more

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