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Professionalism

Building the Equity Bridge Symposium 2021

Register now for any or all of these free online sessions. 

The symposium is open to all learners, faculty and staff in the Cumming School of Medicine, the University of Calgary community and others who are interested in the topics.

Registration now open!

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Tuesday, January 26

Promises and Pitfalls of EDI at Canadian Universities

9:00-10:30 am MST

Speaker:

Register for the Tuesday Jan. 26 session here

Wednesday January 27

Confronting Medical Colonialism & Health Disparities in Indigenous Peoples

9:00-10:30 am MST

Speakers:

Register for Wednesday January 27 session here

Thursday, January 28

8:30-10:00am MST

Health Equity in the COVID Era

Speaker:

  • Dr. Esther Choo,  is a practicing physician and Professor of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is a vocal advocate for more multiculturalism, gender parity and diversity in medicine  and co-founder of Equity Quotient, and organization which monitors and addresses equity culture in healthcare organizations.

Register for Thursday January 28 session here 

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.

https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/news/2020/10/statement-by-the-minister-of-indigenous-services-the-minister-of-crown-indigenous-relations-the-minister-of-health-and-the-minister-of-northern-aff.html

Statement: Eliminating Racism in Healthcare System in Canada

Oct. 16, 2020 

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