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The Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) is now accepting medical student and resident abstract submissions for in-person poster presentations during our 2023 AGM & Conference taking place Sept. 23-24 at Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta.

Abstract submission is open to all medical students and residents who are current FMWC members (please join at Submissions will NOT be considered if the submitting author is not a member of the FMWC.

The deadline for submissions is Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST (Authors will be informed of abstract status by Wednesday, September 6, 2023).

Please submit your poster abstract via this google form link

The theme of this year's conference is Heath Advocates: Creating Connections, Synthesizing Energies. Sessions will focus on topics including leadership, equity gaps in access, wellness, advocacy skills development and more. There's also a cocktail and Awards Dinner on Saturday evening and all attendees are welcome!

If your abstract is selected, you will be invited to display your poster at the conference on both meeting days. On the 2nd meeting day, Sunday, Sept. 24 during the morning break period, you will present your poster and answer questions. Please note that you will be responsible for your own meeting registration and travel costs.

We encourage poster topics related to this year's conference theme as well as research related to:

  • Physician leadership
  • Gender-inclusive health care
  • Physician health and wellness
  • Women, peace, and security
  • Women's cardiovascular health
  • Health equity
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Women's sexual and reproductive health
  • Women's health issues

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your work at a national level and to network with specialists from across the country.

Should you have questions about the details required for the submission, please direct them to FMWC National Resident Representative:  Celina DeBiasio 

For technical questions (trouble with google form), please contact National Office at 

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For registration support, please contact:

Phone: 647-462-1138