Canadian Women in Medicine

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting and supporting Canadian women physicians in all aspects of their lives.

About CWIM

Mission To connect and support women physicians in a way that allows them to thrive in all aspects of their lives: professional and personal. Vision To create a connected force of women physicians that will not only advocate for one another professionally, but also support each other in balancing our many other roles. We will […]
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Press Releases

Canadian Women Physicians Day!

ANNOUNCING THE INAUGURAL CANADIAN WOMEN PHYSICIANS DAY   On March 11, 2021, Canadian Women in Medicine will celebrate the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day. It was on this day in 1875 that Dr. Jennie Trout became the first woman licensed to practice medicine in Canada. Dr. Trout advocated tirelessly for medical education for women. […]
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Happy First Canadian Women Physician's Day - A poem in honour of my colleagues

By Dr. Sara Ahronheim, Emergency Physician, Montreal   She sits in her car at the end of the day Lets the music play Closes her eyes Rubs her temples Leans back into the seat heater Turns off the music Sits in silence Lets the day wash over her Lets the day move out of her. […]
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CWIM’S Inspiring Woman Physician Award 2021

NOMINATE A PHENOMENAL WOMAN FOR CWIM’S INSPIRING WOMAN PHYSICIAN AWARD! Canadian Women in Medicine is honoured and excited to be the recipient of an anonymous donation which has led to the creation of the CWIM Inspiring Woman Physician Award. Inspired herself by the outstanding patient care, vision, and passion of Dr. Setareh Ziai, co-founder and […]
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