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Welcome Dr. Rulan Parekh,
Vice President, Academics, WCH

This month, we're extending a warm welcome to Dr. Rulan Parekh.

On September 1st, following an international search that attracted an exceptional slate of diverse candidates, we welcomed Dr. Rulan Parekh, MD, MS, FRCPC to Women’s as the new Vice President of Academics. In addition to this role, Dr. Parekh holds an appointment as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto; will initiate nephrology clinics at WCH, and maintain her clinical paediatric practice at the Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Parekh will play a vital role in shaping WCH’s strategies to advance health equity, helping to produce better and more accessible patient care.

Learn more about Dr. Parekh and her new role at Women’s.


Celebrating the First Cohort of Emily Stowe Society Students

In a virtual event, we recently celebrated the first cohort of Emily Stowe Society students while introducing them to our donor community. Jennifer Bernard, President and CEO, Women's College Hospital Foundation, spoke to them about their work to advance health equity and their experiences at Women’s. Watch the video to learn more about their projects, what makes the Emily Stowe Society special and their plans for the future.

60 Years of Advancing Medical Education for Women

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Women’s College Hospital’s affiliation with the University of Toronto. In honour of Gender Equality Week, we’re taking a look back in the archives and exploring the rich history of medical education at Women's College Hospital.

Toronto Star Article Series


Toronto Star: All Toronto schools to get faster, easier take-home COVID testing kits within weeks of starting class. WCH's Dr. Marc Dagher says Toronto hospitals are well prepared for the potential surge in testing demand.


Toronto Star: Toronto Star: Build back better: Ensuring health beyond health care. In the final article of the Build Back Better series, Dr. Danielle Martin and Dr. Onye Nnorom discuss how the pandemic has negatively affected women in particular.

Impact and Innovation


Healthy Debate: ‘We became more confident’: Pandemic proving value of no-touch abortions. The Bay Centre for Birth Control at WCH has been at the forefront of virtual no touch abortions.


Lecture Hall


Wednesday, October 20, 2021

A FREE virtual event that brings leading breast reconstruction experts together to answer all your questions.

Lecture Hall

F.M. Hill Lecture

Wednesday, Novemeber 17, 2021

Save the date, more details to come!

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Women for Women's

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022

Celebrate International Women’s Day with purpose, empowerment and inspiration. Save the date for Women for Women’s 2022.

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