Leadership for medical women

Leverage your natural and unique abilities.
Course description

As the number of female physicians grows, more and more women have the opportunity to take on leadership positions and to have a greater influence in health care. Now is the perfect time for you to slow down and uncover what might be holding you back from reaching your passion and purpose. Build your confidence and your grit – while staying true to your values and who you are.  

This course provides a rare opportunity for women physicians to connect. It focuses on deepening self-awareness and self-knowledge, identifying and developing individual skills and strengths, and highlighting capabilities necessary to address and successfully meet challenges unique to women leaders in medicine. Each participant will have the insights and tools to create a customized leadership development plan, and identify practical first steps. 

Expect to learn how to:

  • explore the leadership direction that resonates most strongly with your life purpose;
  • leverage your natural strengths to more effectively engage others and address factors that may be limiting your success;
  • identify opportunities to drive and support female physician leadership in our current and emerging complex health care system;
  • learn specific strategies to become more effective as a medical women leader; and
  • identify what influences leadership and recognize both internal and external factors affecting the career progression of medical women today.

Who is this for?

  • Physicians who wish to harness their strengths to gain influence at work or progress in their careers
  • Physicians interested in building their network of women leaders in medicine
  • Anyone interested in learning about and supporting the career progression of women in medicine



June 10-11, 2021

2 days
10:30 am–5:30 pm ET each day

Faculty Team
Academic Degree
Academic Degree

Please note: you must have a cma.ca account to register and access our learning management system. Create an account (membership not required).


This course can be tailored and delivered in-house* to physicians and/or interdisciplinary teams at your organization, meeting or conference.

*Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, courses will be delivered virtually until further notice.