Equity in Medicine Conference

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: from Awareness to Action!

June 2, 2022

Over the recent past, awareness of inequities that exist within our society and health care system has grown exponentially. Many are engaged in ways to increase their knowledge, but how do we action change? Members of the Equity in Medicine leadership team will present on the multiple actions necessary to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in our health care environments. A panel discussion with Q+A will follow the speakers’ mini-presentations on the following topics:

  • Reducing barriers for equity-deserving medical school applicants.
  • Recruiting Indigenous, Black and Racialized physicians for leadership roles.
  • Advocacy, allyship and activism.
  • The academic perspective and lessons learned.
  • Addressing harassment and discrimination through dispute resolution.
  • The experiences of an international medical graduate.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize systemic barriers and how they prevent equity-deserving groups, including women, from advancing in health care.
  • Identify two individual actions that will support the advancement of equity-deserving groups.
  • Understand the concepts of internalized sexism and misogyny and learn of tools that can be used when encountered.

Time Details: 9:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. MST
Location: virtual
Cost: $100; medical student/resident $50

For more information on the keynote sessions and the panel discussion and/or to register, please visit the event website.


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