News at the SOGC
  • October 18, 2017

    SOGC congratulates Regional Award winner for Quebec, Dr. Suzanne Roberge

    The SOGC is delighted to announce Dr. Suzanne Roberge as this year’s regional award winner for Quebec for her many years of service and volunteerism. The award was awarded at the Quebec CME earlier this month. Dr. Roberge graduated in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of [...]

  • October 12, 2017

    Nutrition is Hard. SOGC Delivers New Website to Make it Easier.

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) is delighted to announce the release of a new website,, to help women of all ages and backgrounds make informed decisions about the food they eat. Accompanying the new website is a tongue-in-cheek social media [...]

  • October 6, 2017

    Late Dr. Emily Stowe inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

    The SOGC is delighted that the late Dr. Emily Stowe has been inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMFH). Dr. Stowe was the first Canadian female physician and accoucheur (doctor trained in childbirth). She graduated from the New York Medical College for Women in 1867 and set up her [...]

  • September 20, 2017

    Updated - Latest guidance on Zika virus and pregnant women

    Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted virus that generally causes mild symptoms, but is associated with microcephaly in infants whose mothers contract Zika virus during pregnancy. Pregnant women and those who are considering becoming pregnant, are urged to take precautions against mosquito bites [...]

  • September 20, 2017

    Management of Substance Use in Pregnancy, New Guideline for Health Care Professionals

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) today released a ground-breaking Clinical Practice Guideline to raise awareness among health care professionals on how to screen for and manage substance during pregnancy. Even though the health risks to the fetus are well known, at [...]

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