Wendy Wolfman

Wendy Lynn Wolfman MD FRCS(C) FACOG NMCP

Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Carol Mitchell Chair in Mature Women’s Health

Director Menopause and Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Clinic Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto

Director Fellowship Program Mature Women’s Health and Menopause University of Toronto


Current Professional Activities:

Developed Menopause Clinics (2000), Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Clinic (2008) and Fellowship program in Menopause and Mature Women’s Health (2006), Mt. Sinai Hospital University of Toronto

Head Gynaecology Guideline Committee Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists of Canada

Member International Consensus Committee on Adnexal Masses (IOTA) (2015)

Sexual Health in Cancer Community of Practice, Cancer Care Ontario

Head of Consumer Committee North American Menopause Society 2011


Educational Activities:

Curriculum developer gynecology for undergraduate medical students Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Teacher and research Mentor of undergraduate medical students, Residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Practice and Fellowship Programs, University of Toronto

Course Director CME Mature Women’s Health, University of Toronto yearly since 2002

Invited Medical Lectures Locally, Nationally and Internationally >200 since 1995

Public Education and Media Presentations > 30

Journal Reviewer:  Am J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and others


Recent Significant Awards:

Practitioner of Year Award North American Menopause Society 2009

Marlowe Lectureship for Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Toronto-2016


Memberships:  Menopause and Ob/gyn Societies:  IMS, NAMS, SIGMA, SOGC and ACOG

Publications:  Peer Reviewed Journals-30 and 50 abstracts at medical meetings

Current Research Projects: innovative hormone therapy regimens, vaginal progesterone for GSM, database evaluation and genetics of POI patients.

Personal: ARCT Royal Conservatory Music Performance 1971, Wife, Mother& Grandmother


Statement on dedication to Menopause:

Wendy Wolfman has dedicated her clinical and academic career to improving the lives of women.  She developed both the menopause and interdisciplinary premature ovarian insufficiency units at the University of Toronto where over 1600 women are seen annually.  She is director and curriculum developer for the unique fellowship for obstetricians and gynecologists in mature women’s health which has attracted fellows from across Canada and internationally.  She is an educator locally, nationally and internationally.  She has improved women’s health care across Canada and internationally through her gynaecological guideline work with the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada.