Support the UN Feminist Network in Ending Sexual Assault and Discrimination at the UN

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Reading time: 1:30 min The FMWC received the following request for support from the UN Feminist Network. The FMWC has signed the petition and we encourage you to explore the … Read more

Ovarian Cancer – Increased Awareness and Funding Needed to Tackle Low Survivor Rates

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Reading time: 4 minutes An estimated 2,800 Canadian women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2017. An estimated 1,800 will die from the disease. Canadian Cancer Society Today is … 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

Celebrating Women in Medicine at the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada was in London, Ontario last week to attend the 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame festivities hosted by the Canadian Medical Association. The … Read more

Women and Leadership: Women Leaders in Canadian Medicine

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

It would be easy to say that all women physicians are leaders. They are leaders in their practices, in their communities and on committees, in education, in the military, in … Read more

Women Physicians Change the World – Political Activism – Dr. Jill Stein

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Dr. Emily Stowe, who is being honoured this year with investiture in the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, was more than the first women to practice medicine in Canada, in … 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

Mesothelioma in Women: A Sleeping Killer

Monday, March 26th, 2018

WoMed was contacted by the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about a guest blog post on mesothelioma. I understood mesothelioma to be a primarily male cancer outcome attributed to working in the … Read more

Safe, Accessible and Affordable Public Transit Can Save Lives

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

@FMWC was tagged in this tweet. I wondered if I missed something somewhere as I searched the feed for something that could have precipitated the comment.  I started to wonder…. … 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

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