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2021 CSM Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Award

The Cumming School of Medicine's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Award celebrates the outstanding achievements of an individual or team who has taken steps towards creating an an equitable, diverse, inclusive culture at CSM, and/or within their community of practice.

The 2021 CSM EDI Award winner has made an indelible impact on our medical school, prompting long-lasting transformations that will create a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive CSM.

All nominees for this inaugural award demonstrated impactful achievements and practices in supporting equitable and inclusive learning, teaching, research, and working environments at the CSM.

To learn more about the CSM EDI Award winner and nominees, click the button below.

The EDI Award provides $1500 to the award recipient or divided equally amongst the recipients.  The CSM EDI Award is supported by a generous philanthropic donation by the Helios Group and matched by the Cumming School of Medicine.

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Funding Competition

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Research & Innovation in Health & Medical Education

 

Deadline 17 September 2021

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES), the Office of Equity, Professionalism and Diversity (OPED), and the Office of Indigenous, Local and Global Health (ILGH) have partnered to host a funding competition focused on health and medical education scholarship in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

Competition Details

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OPED's 2021 Building the Equity Bridge Symposium

Thanks to all who attended the 2021 symposium, consisting of the following sessions:

Promises and Pitfalls of EDI at Canadian Universities (Jan. 26, 2021)

Confronting Medical Colonialism & Health Disparities in Indigenous Peoples  (Jan. 27, 2021)

Health Equity in the COVID Era

 

Recent publications on EDI

Recognizing and addressing implicit gender bias in medicine Katrina Hui, Javeed Sukhera, Simone Vigod, Valerie H. Taylor and Juveria Zaheer CMAJ Oct. 19, 2020 192 (42) E1269-E1270

Closing the gender pay gap in Canadian medicine  Michelle Cohen & Tara Kiran; CMAJ August 31, 2020 192 (35) E1011-E1017

Nevertheless, They Persisted: How Women Experience Gender-Based Discrimination During Postgraduate Surgical Training Allison Brown, PhD, Gabrielle Bonneville, MDCM, Sara Glaze, MD FRCSC Journal of Surgical Education July 9, 2020

Gender equity in interstitial lung disease: Leticia Kawano-Dourado, Marilyn K Glassberg, Maria Molina-Molina, Mary E Strek, Marlies Wijsenbeek, Kerri A Johannson  The Lancet July 17, 2020

Challenges for the female academic during the COVID-19 pandemic: Brooke Peterson Gabster, Kim van Daalen, Roopa Dhatt, Michele Barry  The Lancet June 18, 2020

Applicant gender and matching to first-choice discipline: a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Canadian Resident Matching Service (2013–2019):  Shannon M. Ruzycki, MD MPH;  Madalene Earp, PhD; Irene W.Y. Ma, MD PhD  CMAJ Open May 7, 2020 vol. 8 no. 2  

Proportion of female recipients of resident-selected awards across Canada from 2000 to 2018: a retrospective observational study:  Sarah Silverberg, MD; Shannon M. Ruzycki, MD  CMAJ Open April 6, 2020 vol. 8 no. 2  

Taking action against systemic racism

The Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) leadership team is committed to working as allies and in solidarity with Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) students and colleagues to truly achieve equity, diversity and inclusion within our CSM community

Please share your thoughts, questions, ideas, concerns and personal stories about systemic racism within our CSM community. Our leadership team is learning a lot from your input and is using this knowledge to determine how we’ll continue to make the changes that are necessary to truly achieve equity, diversity and inclusion within our faculty.

Please continue to share your thoughts by submitting through the online survey.

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