Dr. May Cohen, 2016 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Inductee

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

As I said in my acceptance speech, I would not be standing there on the podium if it were not for the input of so many from whom I learned … Read more

Dr. Yolande Leduc (Longueuil, Québec)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

J’aime l’idée de partager, d’échanger et de travailler, dans une communauté de destin, avec les meilleures éléments de la profession, la crème des docteures. Celles qui, au quotidien de leur … Read more

Dr. May Cohen, Past FMWC President (Toronto, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

I joined the FMWC over 50 years ago as a medical student. I have been a member of the FMWC since then because it meant being part of the most … Read more

Dr. Caroline Kosmas, (Regina, SK)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

I joined because Canadian female physicians have a much stronger voice if we are united on issues important to women…Our interconnectedness can spread messages quickly and good things happen. Case … Read more

Dr. Nahid Azad, Past FMWC President (Ottawa, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

I feel the FMWC has become a stepping stone in leadership development for women. Many opportunities are provided to practice skills necessary in mobilizing enthusiasm and actions toward effective goals … Read more

Meredith Lynch, medical student (Edmonton, AB)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

I joined the FMWC after attending a networking event held by the Edmonton branch. As a medical student, I was impressed by this excellent opportunity to hear the experiences of … Read more

Dr. Mamta Gautam (Ottawa, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

I love the FMWC events; they are a ton of fun. Put a group of great women together in a room; add laughter, relaxation, support; throw in an activity…its magic!

Dr. Cheryl Levitt (Hamilton, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

All of us should belong because together we create a strong voice about our great successes and we also share our continuing challenges and glass ceilings. These discussions benefit us … Read more

Dr. Pamela Liao (Toronto, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Joining the Federation of Medical Women of Canada was a very important decision I made as a medical student. It has provided me with incredible opportunities to network and find … Read more

Dr. Marla Shapiro (Toronto, ON)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

As female physicians we speak the same language-in a sense a short hand of shared issues that often are gender associated. Life balance and work satisfaction are both critical for … Read more

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