FMWC Wellness Challenge

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada mission statement outlines our goals of working towards “[…] the promotion of the well-being of women both in the medical profession and in … Read more

Call for Student Essays! Prize Money!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is pleased to announce their inaugural Gender, Equity and Diversity Medical Student Essay Contest. Women are poised to make up 50% of practicing … Read more

Physicians Can and Must Do Better

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

FMWC Statement on Gender Harassment and Sexual Violence in Medicine Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has exploded into #MeTooMedicine and #ScienceToo. It has exposed the prevalence of gender … 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 – 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

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

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

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

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