CFWH Awards, Fellowships & Grants Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 recipients!

CFWH General Research Grant

The CFWH General Research Grants are awarded to those committed to finding solutions to the reproductive health issues that face women both in Canada and around the world. Open to any area within the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, these grants aim to help make further advancements in women’s health treatment, research, and education.

Howard Berger, MD, Head, Maternal Fetal Medicine, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Perinatal effects of Mindfulness Phone app use in Pregnancy (PaMPPr Study)
Caroline Lachance, MD, FRCSC, Montreal, QC
CREDE Study: Intraoperative Crede maneuver compared to preoperative prolapse reduction stress test to predict postoperative de novo stress urinary incontinence (PONSUI) at the time of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery


The Duchesnay International Elective Fellowship for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Residents

The CFWH awards two Duchesnay fellowships every year to resident students in obstetrics and gynaecology who desire to complete an elective in a healthcare center in a developing country.

Aleah Hazan, MD, MSc, BScH, Vancouver, BC
Elective – Eldoret, Kenya with AMPATH
Dr. Helen Yang, Edmonton, AB
Elective – LAMB Hospital, Parbatipur, Bangladesh

The Dawn Walker Grant

Thanks to the Walker-Peters Family, the CFWH is proud to award a Dawn Walker grant to health-care professionals and/or students so that they may be better prepared to contribute to the development of health care policy for children and women.

Angela Freeman, RM, Owen Sound, ON
Improving the Quality of Care for Women Experiencing Miscarriage: Using a Literature Review for Policy Change

The SOGC/CFWH Journalism Award

Rita Celli, CBC Radio, Ontario Today
Daring to Ask about Abortion: Women and Men Talk


Print Category
Joanne Laucius, Postmedia
Opioid addiction and pregnancy

SOGC is the Founder and Administrator of CFWH