Leadership for medical women

Leverage your natural and unique abilities.

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. 

Return on investment

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

This course can be customized and delivered in-house at your organization, meeting or conference to physicians and/or interdisciplinary teams. Contact us at pli@cma.ca to find out more.


  • Ottawa: June 11-12, 2018


2 days

Maximum class size

30 participants

Faculty team