The Thirtieth Anniversary of La Polytechnique: Where Are We Now?

Friday, December 6th, 2019

This blog post is written by second year medical student, and FMWC National Student Representative, Maria Leis, commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of La Polytechnique, or the Montreal Massacre.  Today, December … Read more

FMWC call to action on Climate crises: Is our healthcare workforce ready?

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada supports the Canadian government in its declaration of a Climate Emergency and we call for urgent action in reducing carbon emissions and in … Read more

Dr. Amy Gausvik: Local and Global Medicine

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

This post comes from FMWC Member Dr. Amy Gausvik, who was the recipient of the 2019 Margaret Owen Waite Memorial Fund.  Highlighting her work both at home in Alberta and … Read more

FMWC Members lead the way at 2019 NAMS Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Last week several members attended the Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) in Chicago.  This Annual Meeting is a leading medical conference where professionals gather to promote … Read more

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

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