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. […]

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 […]