THE GENDER LADY
THE FABULOUS DR. MAY COHEN
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People’s Choice Award
Toronto Jewish Film Festival 2019

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International Women’s Film OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019
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Documentary Explores Doctor’s Contribution to Women’s Health Care

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The Canadian Jewish News

February 2020

Watch the Q&A with Dr. May Cohen, Dr. Cheryl Levitt and Dr. Barbara Lent – from the McMaster Alumni September 1, 2020 screening. 

Dr Brian Goldman’s June 14 interview with
Dr May Cohen.

Dr May Cohen: “You have to be prepared to stand up and fight.”

2019 – The Gender Lady!

 The People’s Choice Award - The Chosen Film

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Synopsis

For over 60 years, she has advocated powerfully in Canada and internationally for women’s reproductive rights, women’s health and women physicians’ advancement — and in the end, for us all.

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The Making of The Gender Lady

In April 2016 , Dr. May Cohen was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. This struck us as a very big deal in medical circles: disproportionately few women physicians and even fewer women family physicians have been recognized in this way.