CALL TO ACTION TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GENDER DIVERSE PEOPLE

Sunday, December 6th, 2020

Disclaimer this article deals with the topic of gender-based violence.  While we are all called to reflect and to act on how we might impact our world to make it … Read more

Women, Peace and Security: A Conversation with Jacqueline O’Neill, Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Our Committee on Women, Peace, and Security hosted Jacqueline O’Neill, Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security.  We were blessed to have participants from across Canada, the United States, the … Read more

CMA Awards call for nominations open until Nov. 30

Friday, November 6th, 2020

CMA Awards call for nominations open until Nov. 30   The CMA Awards recognize the dedication, successes and talents of individuals making a significant contribution to our health and health … Read more

20th Anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

Friday, October 30th, 2020

20th ANNIVERSARY OF UNSCR 1325: The first UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 1325), recognizing the concrete link between the security of states and the security of women, adopted in October … Read more

Invitation – Cancer Won’t Wait Initiative

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

We are pleased to announce our newest initiative in the fight against HPV-related cancers. Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer notre toute nouvelle initiative dans la lutte contre les cancers liés au … Read more

Menopause Matters Recording

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

On October 26th, 2020, Drs. Vivien Brown and Mamta Gautam presented at the Menopause Matters symposium hosted by the American Medical Women’s Association and sponsored by the FMWC.

Women of Impact in STEM – Nominating our leaders in Medicine

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

From our peers at the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada:   October is Women’s History Month in Canada and this year’s theme is ‘Women of Impact’. Unfortunately, there are currently … Read more

AGM 2020 – the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, PC, MP – Minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Before entering politics, The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, PC, MP, Minister for Crown Indigenous Relations was a practicing family doctor and a long standing member of the Federation of Medical Women … Read more

Sistering Shelter Drive

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

  Dear FMWC members, COVID-19 has dramatically impacted all aspects of Canadian Society. However, as the virus spreads, we are witnessing the women of our societies bear the disproportionate burden. Data … Read more

AGM 2020 – Dr. Karen Breeck accepts the May Cohen Award

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020, FMWC members from all over Canada gathered virtually for our Annual General  Meeting.  During the festivities, we presented the May Cohen Award to Dr. Karen … Read more

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