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*NEW* WHEMS Summer Research Scholarship

WHEMS Summer Leadership Program

We have a social responsibility to raise awareness about health inequities and ensure all patients and community members have access to fair and equitable care. As a summer student, you will help to expand our vision and contribute to this developing field of medicine. 

You will receive a stipend of $4000 with flexible work hours for the term stated in the application and will be working closely with many members of the WHEMS team for leadership activities and developing and completing a research project under the supervision of physicians at UofT. 

Requirements: passion for women's health, experience in leadership and research valued! 

** Deadline: May 11th, 2021

New Series Launched! Take a look now!

WHEMS COVID19 PSA

WHEMS Research Updates

On March 12th, 2021, medical students and WHEMS executive members, Thirushi Siriwardena and Tharani Anpalagan, presented a new project titled, “The use of telemedicine to provide maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic” at the University of Toronto’s 2021 Health and Human Rights Research Poster Fair. It is an ongoing scoping review study on the implementation of telemedicine within obstetrical care during the COVID-19 pandemic. They would like to thank their supervisor, Dr. Rohan D’Souza, for his guidance and support, their librarian, Jessica Hanley, for her help with the search and screening, and their colleagues, Salwa Farooqi and Carleigh Clarke, for helping with protocol writing and screening. Finally, they would like to thank the rest of the Women’s Health Education Made Simple team for all their help and support throughout this project! Stay tuned for the final results of the study!

Thirushi Siriwardena

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Tharani Anpalagan

Take a look at our WHEMS Series

Pregnancy in a Pandemic 

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy during the pandemic?  Wondering what COVID-19 means for your and your baby?

Mental Health

In this series, we address the unique mental health needs of women, covering topics such as postpartum depression and pregnancy loss.

Periods and Bleeding

Whether you've just had your first period, or you need a refresher on menstruation, you've come to the right place.  

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Cancer

Some cancers only affect women, such as those involving the breast and ovaries. Knowing about what you can do to prevent or detect them early may help save your life.

Any suggestions?

Do you have a topic you would like more information on? Is there something you feel other women should be informed on? If so, please leave a suggestion in the linked form!

 

WHEMS is made for YOU and we want to create content that will be helpful to you and other women!

*WHEMS cannot garentee the accamadation of all requests.