BY AMITA DAYAL, MD Originally published on Findings Blog, on January 13, 2021 It is time to go on the walk.   Like many others who find themselves owned by a dog, as I lace up my shoes Indi bounds about excitedly.  Her enthusiasm is both energizing and exasperating as I turn my head to […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Opening Doors

By Dr. Sara Ahronheim   On March 11, 2021, we will celebrate the first Canadian Women Physicians Day.  To mark this remarkable date, the CWIM blog will feature stories about Canadian women physicians who make a difference in the lives of millions of people across our country, on a daily basis.  This is the first […]