National Physicians Day

National Physicians Day Quick Facts

2023 DateMay 1, 2023
2024 DateMay 1, 2024
National Physicians Day

National Physicians Day History

National Physicians Day is dedicated to recognizing and supporting those who serve in the profession of medicine. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information. National Physicians Day is celebrated on May 1st annually and honors the birthday of Dr. Emily Stowe, the first female physician to practice in Canada.

National Physicians Day Facts

  • At the start of 2022, there were more 94,000 physicians in Canada.
  • In 2022 the median pay for physicians in Canada was $160,000.
  • Dr. Emily Stowe was not only a pioneer in the medical profession but also an advocate for women's rights. She was one of the founding members of the Women's Medical College, which opened in 1883 in Toronto to provide medical education for women.

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