WEM (Women in Emergency Medicine)

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.

You are welcome to send your own nominations to WEM@caep.ca

View the Local Heroes


The Women in Emergency Medicine committee will provide support, mentorship and networking opportunities to women in emergency medicine with the goal of helping its members achieve their ideal balance in all areas of their lives.

Our goal is to empower women in emergency medicine through representation,  mentorship,  education and advocacy.

Who We Are

Chair                      Gillian Sheppard
Assistant Chair vacant
Past Chair Anna Nowacki
Member at Large Chau Pham
Member at Large Emma Mcilveen-Brown
Member at Large Sheryl Seidman
Resident Member Taylor Bischoff
Student Member Rana Kamhawy
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

Get involved:

Wondering how you can get involved?

Spread the word about our advertised events!

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

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