CWIM Words

Breastfeeding Still a Big Barrier to Equity for Health Care Providers

BY MICHELLE COHEN Previously published in The Medical Post, October 2019   The pace of work in health care can make meeting basic bodily needs a c...

Doctor Daughters

BY SABRINA AHMED Four physicians in the family- two doctor daughters and two doctor son in laws. Every Indian parents stereotypical dream.  I used...

The Pump

BY MEGHAN WILSON We had a relationship, you and I I cared for you, cleaned you,  planned my days and nights around you   Sometimes, I suffered As I...

An Unexpected Gift

BY: JENN D'MELLO I’m on call, the last of 8 days in a row. Not many people want to be a child maltreatment pediatrician- called to evaluate chi...

Wild and Precious Life

BY JEN VASSEL Wild and Precious Life I needed to go to her funeral to process my grief. She had died not unexpectedly but slipped away before I ha...

Mirrors

BY GILLIAN RAMSAY   I walk into his room, rejoicing with him and his family that the x-rays are normal, he is healed and can be discharged from Hos...

Transitions

BY DR. HEATHER GOODEN I was asked if I would like to write a piece for the new CWIM blog and at first it felt like I was back at school, called on ...

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NEWS

July 20th 2018 With the help of our Advocacy Chair, Dr. Michelle Cohen, we have sent a letter of concern to Doug Ford regarding the proposed change...

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Every six days, a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner. Indigenous women are killed at 6X the rate of non-Indigenous women. One half o...