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Know Your Rights: Working as Women in Medicine

Sunday May 21 | 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Presented by 
Kathryn Marshall

This talk will focus on the complex employment status of physicians in Canada that leaves them vulnerable to exploitation, the gender power gap and how women in medicine can empower themselves.

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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: ​

  • Identify how the Canadian legal system classifies physicians as workers and what employment rights physicians have.

  • State how to advocate for yourself legally and protect your rights as a worker in the medical system.

  • Recognize how the gender power gap works in medicine and what can be done to close the gap.