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ILGHO & OPED 2022 Building the Equity Bridge Symposium

The Office of Professionalism, Equity and Diversity, and the Indigenous, Local and Global Health Office are pleased to have hosted the annual Building the Equity Bridge Symposium, featuring keynote speaker Cindy Blackstock, PhD. and Alanis Obomsawin, director and producer, along with local healthcare providers who explored Jordan's Principle in a local context. 

FEBRUARY 7, 2022

 

 


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Support to Entry Program (STEP)

The Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) ) is pleased to announce the launch of the Support to Entry Program (STEP). 

The CSM recognizes the academy’s historic exclusion and discrimination against people who identify as Indigenous, Black, racialized minorities, 2SLGBTQ+, persons with diverse abilities and those facing financial barriers. STEP is designed to address barriers that equity-deserving groups encounter when preparing to enter medicine and health science studies and was developed in collaboration with current CSM students. 

Prospective applicants to STEP have the opportunity to receive support, guidance, resources, and/or mentorship for MCAT preparation, applications and interviews. 

Go to the STEP website to review program eligibility and to complete the application form.

Questions? Please contact STEP@ucalgary.ca


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Research & Innovation in Health & Medical Education Funding

2021 Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Research and Innovation in Health and Medical Education Funding Competition

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) partnered in 2021 to host a funding competition focused on health and medical education scholarship in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

 

See the OHMES website for award winners


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Sign up for the OPED Newsletter!

Interested in hearing about upcoming events and current resources related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and wellness?

The Office of Professionalism, Equity, and Diversity sends an e-newsletter listing activities, events, and resources available from CSM and external organizations.

Email OPED@ucalgary.ca to receive the newsletter or provide content.


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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