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

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

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