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WARNING: Internet scamming hoax

16th June 2015- The scammer is using the names of some of our senior MWIA leaders. Please ignore any such emails, and related phone calls, and do not transfer money. To lend false authenticity to the emails and phone calls, the scammers are using personal information obtained from the Internet.

Young MWIA

The Young MWIA’s (yMWIA) full name is Special Interest Group for Young Female Doctors and Medical Students. It is an opportunity for the younger members of the profession to meet and discuss issues relevant to their stage in their careers. More information you will find here.


The Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) representing women doctors from all six continents. The association was founded in 1919 and is therefore one of the oldest professional bodies at the international level, it is non-political, non-sectarian and non-profit making.

Our aims and goals are:

  • To promote the communication and cooperation of Medical Women regardless of race, religion or political views in order to develop friendship and understanding between Medical Women throughout the world.
  • To actively work against gender related inequalities in the medical profession between female and male doctors including career opportunities and economical aspects.
  • To offer medical women the opportunity to meet upon questions concerning the health and well-being of humanity.

Theme for the 2013-2016 triennium is
Prevention and Elimination of Domestic and Sexual Violence.


MWIA welcomes your comments, questions and ideas.

Medical Women’s International Association
Secretary-General, Shelley Ross M.D.
7555 Morley Drive, Burnaby, B.C.

Tel.: +1 604 522 1960
Fax: +1 604 522 1960