News at the SOGC
  • June 23, 2017

    Michael Bow sworn in as SOGC President

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SOGC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Bow as the 74th President of the Society. Dr. Bow is a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alberta. For the past 25 years, he has worked in active practice [...]

  • June 22, 2017

    Gender-inclusive Language Policy: SOGC to Promote LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is committed to developing a Gender-Inclusive Language Policy to promote sensitivity to LGBTQ+ individuals in both health care research and practice. This is in response to a recent study that cites 43.9% of transgender people in [...]

  • June 21, 2017

    CFWH/SOGC Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting

    The Canadian Women’s Health Foundation (CFWH) and The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting. The Awards go to journalists who have provided a [...]

  • June 21, 2017

    The SOGC Adopts Choosing Wisely Canada Initiative to Better Serve Patients

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) today unveiled a top-ten list of commonly used obstetrical and gynaecologic tests and treatments which an expert review committee has determined usually do not add value to the care of patients. The list is part of the Choosing Wisely [...]

  • June 21, 2017

    Knowledge Gaps Remain in Ten year Review of Sexuality and Contraception in Canada

    Contraception has changed a lot in the past decades – but a new survey of Canadian women shows unintended pregnancies still remain high - at about 61%. And, in spite of the dozens of options now available to men and women, the birth control pill, condoms and withdrawal are still the top three [...]

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