News at the SOGC
  • April 20, 2018

    The SOGC Urges Canadians to Avoid Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) today launched a public awareness campaign to inform those who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or of child-bearing age of the potential adverse effects associated with cannabis use during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. “We know women [...]

  • March 27, 2018

    Working towards a national Canadian surveillance system to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is hosting a national workshop in Toronto this week to improve deficiencies in tracking the incidence of maternal mortality and severe morbidity in Canada. The goal of the workshop is to develop a concrete strategy for the [...]

  • March 20, 2018

    SOGC congratulates Central Regional Award winner, Dr. Hussam Azzam

    The SOGC congratulates our Western and Central Regional Award winners for 2018. The awards were presented on March 15th at the West/Central CME in Banff, Alberta. Our regional award for the Central Region goes to Dr. Hussam Azzam - a long time contributor to the SOGC. Dr. Azzam recently became [...]

  • March 20, 2018

    SOGC congratulates Western Regional Award winner, Dr. Gerald Marquette

    Our award winner from the Western Region is Dr. Gerald Marquette. Dr. Marquette has dedicated his life to improving the health of women and their babies through clinical work, teaching, leadership and advocacy. He began his career in Montreal after graduating from the University of Montreal in 1975. [...]

  • March 19, 2018

    Important changes to Canadian Immunization in Pregnancy Guideline

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) has updated its Immunization in Pregnancy Clinical Practice Guideline and recommends pregnant women receive the seasonal inactivated influenza vaccine and the tetanus toxoid, diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) [...]

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