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

FMWC Statement on Access to Medical Abortion Care

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is a national organization committed to the professional, social and personal advancement of women physicians and to the promotion of the well-being of … Read more

Call for Abstracts for FMWC AGM 2019

Friday, July 19th, 2019

  Submission Deadline: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada seeks to be the networking and professional development home for all Canadian women … Read more

Forced and Coerced Sterilization is a Violent Violation of Human Rights

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

This post was first published in The Medical Post, Friday, December 1, 2018 There is a class action lawsuit underway in Saskatchewan alleging that over a period of years, Canadian … 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

FMWC Statement of Support for Rohingya Women and Girl Refugees

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Reading time: 2:00 min The Federation of Medical Women of Canada’s (FMWC’s) Women, Peace and Security Committee adds their support to the NGO statement that was released on April 26, … Read more

Mesothelioma in Women: A Sleeping Killer

Monday, March 26th, 2018

WoMed was contacted by the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about a guest blog post on mesothelioma. I understood mesothelioma to be a primarily male cancer outcome attributed to working in the … 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