Blog

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 […]

The System is Me Too… Le système, c’est moi aussi…

BY DR. PASCALE BREAULT, MD, CCMF (le français suit)   The system is me too… I am a doctor. I grew up without ever seeing a single Indigenous person in my daily life. I did not see their arts, rarely heard their music or language, I did not play with their children. Yet I knew […]

Losing Little Liam

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day Moderator Introduction, by Dr. Sara Ahronheim October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, and in fact the whole month of October traditionally is the time to remember children who have died.  US President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, in 1988, and Canada […]

Announcing the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day!

BY DR. LIANA HWANG MD CCFP DTM&H On March 11 2021, we hope you will join us in celebrating the first ever Canadian Women Physicians Day. Currently, more than 40% of our country’s physicians are women, and although that proportion is growing, we continue to face gender-based issues like income disparity and discrimination. March 11 […]