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

Gender-Based Abuse has no Place in Professional Discourse.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Physicians Can and Must Do Better The Medical Post recently reported on a #MeTooMedicine moment that happened over Twitter involving a male physician and two women physicians that highlights in … Read more

FMWC Proposes #MeTooMedicine MWIA Statement

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

As a member of the Medical Women International Association (MWIA), the FMWC, supported by the American Medical Women’s Association, proposed the following statement be issued by the MWIA in response … Read more

Is it Medicine’s #MeToo or #TimesUp Moment Yet?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Reading time: 4:00 min This is a personal reflection submitted by Dr. Karen Breeck, past president of the FMWC. We applaud her courage in coming forward and sharing her experiences … Read more

Is it Time for #MeToo in Medicine?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Originally published in the Medical Post, Tuesday February 27, 2018 Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has gained considerable momentum in bringing to light the prevalence of sexual harassment … 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

FMWC Marches to Parliament Hill over #UnFairTaxChanges

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

AMO DocToc: Fall 2017 Issue The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FWMC) used the opportunity of their annual general meeting, held in Ottawa during September 14-17, 2017, to mount … Read more

Physician Workplace Health Begins with Respectful, Value-free Dialogue

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

In the spring of 2016, CivicAction, a non-partisan group of senior executives, corporate and community leaders, released a report suggesting that 1.5 million people in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton … Read more