Find out more about women who are making a difference in Emergency Medicine. A series of interviews is being conducted.
We are celebrating some of the many women who have demonstrated leadership during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click on each of the images, or on the button below, to view the list of local heroes.
Who We Are
|Assistant Chair||Taylor Bischoff|
|Past Chair||Anna Nowacki|
|Member at Large||Chau Pham|
|Member at Large||Emma Mcilveen-Brown|
|Member at Large||Sheryl Seidman|
|Resident Member||Isabella Menchetti|
|Student Member||Eugenia Michelle Yeung|
|Social Media Creator||Marika Moskalyk|
Local Mentorship Leads
Winnipeg: Zoe Piggott
St. John’s: Gillian Sheppard
Toronto: Anna Nowacki/Soojin Yi
If you’re interested in becoming your local WEM mentorship lead, please contact: Beth Jennings
|Tuesday November 24, 2021 11:30 ET||WEM Committee meeting|
|Thursday December 16, 2021 10:00 – 13:00 ET||
Joint IFEM Presentation: Women in Emergency Medicine Around the World
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|Wednesday May 4, 2022 19:00 ET||National Grand Rounds: Human Trafficking – Hidden in Plain Sight|
|April 4, 18 and 25, 2023||
Women in EM CPD Series – Better Together: Moving Towards Gender Equity in Emergency Medicine
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Wondering how you can get involved? Spread the word about our advertised events! Follow @CAEP_WomenInEM Come or call in to our annual meeting!
Please consider joining the committee or become a local mentorship lead! If you are interested in joining the committee, please contact: WEM@caep.ca
Resources & Articles:
Stop the stereotypes – Women should not have to prove their non-inferiority
Gender-based differences in physician payments within the fee-for-service system in Ontario: a retrospective, cross-sectional study CMAJ
Making Medical Leadership More Diverse
Suicide among physicians and health-care workers: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Recognizing and addressing implicit gender bias in medicine
Letter to a Young Female Physician
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Microaggressions in Medicine
Sexism in medical care: “Nurse, can you get me another blanket?”
The Importance of Women-Focused Groups in Academic Medicine
Exploring Gender Bias in Nursing Evaluations of Emergency Medicine Residents
Association of Physician Characteristics With Perceptions and Experiences of Gender Equity in an Academic Internal Medicine Department
Gender Differences in Faculty Rank Among Academic Emergency Physicians in the United States
Implementation of a Departmental Female Emergency Medicine Physician Group
“A Woman EP?”- Prejudiced Indian Psyche!
BMC Med 2018 The perceived organizational impact of the gender gap across a Canadian department of medicine and proposed strategies to combat it: a qualitative study.
NEJM 2018: Men’s Fear of Mentoring in the #MeToo Era — What’s at Stake for Academic Medicine?
Tackling unconscious bias in academic medicine from AAMC:
EMCRIT 2015, Resuscitation Program and FEMinEM discussion on Women as Conference Speakers and Unconscious Bias:
Advancing women in academic medicine: ten strategies to use everyday
ACEP // Maximizing the Potential of Women in Emergency Medicine
ACEP // American Association of Women EPs
In the News
Disparities in Physician Compensation by Gender in Ontario, Canada
Perspective: Misogeny in Medicine
Doctor Karine Dion (https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/)
Closing the gender pay gap in Canadian medicine,
OMA Report to Council: Understanding Gender Pay Gaps Among Ontario Physicians July 2020
Increasing Diversity in Medicine: The ‘BSAP’ Approach at the University of Toronto – FIRST10EM
Challenges for the female academic during the COVID-19 pandemic – The Lancet
Picard 2018: The feminization of medicine: does it matter?
Women in medicine are not given the respect they deserve, from their male colleagues or patients
Similar groups and organizations in North America:
- Canadian Women in EM
- FemInEM (Females working in Emergency Medicine)
- Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine