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Nominations open for 2022 Women in Dermatology showcase

Updated: Jul 11, 2022 is privileged to announce the opening of nominations for the 2022 Women in Dermatology Honour Roll. This website and The Chronicle of Skin & Allergy are pleased to spotlight 10 female dermatologists who have significantly impacted the specialty of dermatology in Canada. Their profiles will be published in the upcoming 2nd issue of Women in Dermatology.

The first Honour Roll, published in the 2019 issue of Women in Dermatology, highlighted the careers of these 10 remarkable physicians:

  • Dr. Mercy Alexis, Toronto

  • Dr. Melinda Gooderham, Peterborough, Ont.

  • Dr. Bernice Krafchik, Toronto

  • Dr. Danielle Marcoux, Montreal

  • Dr. Eileen Murray, Winnipeg

  • Dr. Roberta Ongley, Vancouver

  • Dr. Laurie Parsons, Calgary

  • Dr. Ricky Kanee Schachter, Toronto

  • Dr. Susan Swiggum, Ottawa

  • Dr. Beatrice Wang, Montreal

Many current and past dermatologists serve as inspirations for other women's careers. The Women in Dermatology Honour Roll is an occasion to acknowledge the leadership of this select group of Canadian physicians. We are proud to pay tribute to this accomplished sorority.

Nominations for dermatologists to be included in the Honour Roll are now open. Please submit nominations by email to by no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Aug. 19, 2022.

Please include the nominee’s name and contact information, your name and contact information, and a brief rationale of 100 to 250 words supporting the nomination.

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