HPV Prevention Week 2018: Spread the Message, Not the Infection

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

It’s HPV Prevention Week! Canada is a leader in HPV prevention. We were the first country to establish an HPV Prevention Week, in 2017, designed to raise awareness about the … Read more

Call for Medical Student and Resident Abstracts

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Submission Deadline: July 31st, 2018 at 11:59pm EST. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is now accepting abstracts for the Annual General Meeting in Toronto, ON. Abstract submission is … 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

Participation, Protection, Prevention: The United Nations Security Council Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Reading time: 7:00 mins  In May, the Ottawa FMWC Branch was invited to a dinner in the Parliamentary Dining Room hosted by Independent Senator Marilou McPhedran. It was an educational … 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

Know Your Heart: Love Yourself

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Every 20 minutes a woman in Canada dies from heart disease. Five times more women die from heart disease than from breast cancer. Two-thirds of heart health research focuses on … Read more

Dr. May Cohen Named as an Officer to the Order of Canada

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Dr. May Cohen, past-president of the FMWC and longtime advocate of women physicians and women’s health was named an Officer to the Order of Canada for her “exemplary leadership in … Read more

“Advice works only if you act on it”: A Woman’s Guide to Healthy Aging by Dr. Vivien Brown. M.D.

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Research recently published by the American Cancer Society has found that 4 out of 10 cancers are preventable through modified lifestyle. That research comes as no surprise after reading Dr. … Read more

FMWC National Conference – Presentations

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Presentations at the FMWC 2017 National Conference The following presenters have given permission to post their presentations publicly. Dr. Susan Goldstein: Current Perspectives on the Use of Menopausal Hormone Therapy … Read more


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