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

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

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