Medicine's bigotry and bullying proble,
Why the abortion pill is more important than ever during the coronavirus
Coronavirus could decimate small and isolated communities in Nunavut
Maclean's, April 17, 2020Online
Lack of access to abortion in rural Canada severely limits its protection
We shouldn't wait for national pharmacare: We need universal contraception coverage now
CBC, July 22, 2018Online
Goop has exploited the medical establishment's failures on women's health
CBC, August 27, 2018Online
Why can naturopaths mislead the public about their credentials? Because no one bothers to stop them
CBC, November 5, 2018Online
Manitoba's health minister avoids accountability on abortion by punting questions to another ministry
CBC, March 29, 2019Online
Most Canadian gun deaths are suicides. We need tighter controls
Ottawa Citizen, October 7, 2019Online
War mentality, and laws, required to protect medical staff
Toronto Star, March 23, 2020Online
Don’t insult health care workers by calling COVID-19 response ‘hysteria’
It took two years to close a cruel loophole in palliative care, even with legislative consensus. Why?
CBC, June 29, 2018Online
Anxieties over COVID-19 and possible PPE shortages prompting some health care workers to draft wills
CBC, April 6, 2020Online
Family doctors want term 'family medicine' protected legally
CBC, July 9, 2019Online
Employers should have to foot the bill for mandatory sick notes
CBC, June 30, 2019Online
End immigration detention: an open letter
by Michaela Beder, Michelle Cohen, Katrina Hui, Carolina Jimenez
Published by The Lancet
July 12, 2018
Dr. Michelle Cohen is a family physician at the Lakeview Family Health Team and the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit. She holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto.
She is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Queen's University and co-chairs the Advocacy Committee of Canadian Women in Medicine.
Cohen has written opinion pieces for the CBC, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Maclean's, Medical Post and Huffington Post.
She speaks broadly on issues relating to primary care, rural health, women's health, equity in medicine and pseudoscience.