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Wendy Lynn Wolfman MD FRCS(C) FACOG NMCP

Dr. Wolfman is the Director of the Menopause and the Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Clinics at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto, board member and co-chair of the Education Committee of the International Menopause Society, President of the Canadian Menopause Society (CMS) and the first recipient of the Carol Mitchell Chair in Menopause at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

She received the Practitioner of the Year Award from the North American Menopause Society in 2009, the Trailblazer Award from the Canadian Menopause Society in 2019, the Chair’s Award for Continued Medical Education for Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of Toronto in 2021 and the Academic Council Mentorship Award from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada for 2022.

Dr. Wolfman initiated one of the first fellowship programs in Mature Women’s Health and runs a yearly CME course in Mature Women’s Health. Her graduates have assumed positions throughout Canada, Chile and the Middle East. She has lectured extensively throughout Canada both for physicians and the general community. She has contributed to gynaecologic knowledge via her previous 10 year position as co-chair of the National Guideline Committee for Gynaecology for the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada (SOGC), her over 100 peer reviewed publications, posters and multiple national and international presentations. Most recently she oversaw the joint 2021 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists/Canadian Menopause Society Guidelines for Menopause and participated in the 2022 Position Statement on Hormone Therapy for the North American Menopause Society. She participates in curriculum development and teaching both for medical undergraduates and interdisciplinary post-graduate residents and fellows at the University of Toronto and other universities across Canada.

Her current research interests include Evaluation of Users of Hormone Therapies over age 65, Initiation and evaluations of a national database for menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency patients, and genetic assessments of families with premature ovarian insufficiency.

She is a proud wife, mother and grandmother. In 1971 she received her ARCT in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto.

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