The mandate of the Associate Chair of Equity and Diversity (ACED) is to measure and address inequities within the Department of Medicine by gender, ethnicity/race, sexual orientation, and disability.
Current Initiatives underway:
Equity and Diversity Medical Rounds in 2020-21
Start 1 October, 2020, 8 AM
End 9 AM
The mandate of the Associate Chair of Equity and Diversity (ACED) is to measure and address inequities within the Department of Medicine by gender, ethnicity/race, sexual orientation, and disability. This webpage is to help aid the Faculty in understanding issues regarding Equity and Diversity as it applies to Faculty members. We will also post resources you may find informative when considering these concepts in your clinical, education and research roles. If you have a specific interest and would like to participate in the development of events, programs, and materials, please contact us!
Anand S, Jaeschke R. Gender on Academic Medicine. McMaster Textbook of Medicine. 2018-Aug-22.
Anand SS, Anand AI. Gender Equity in Academic Medicine: Why Should We Care? Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, 14(1), 13-15. https://doi.org/10.22374/cjgim.v14i1.289
Canadian Public Health Association 2018. Statement on Racism and Public Health. 2018-Dec-17.
Jones CP. Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener’s Tale. Am J Public Health, 2000;90(8):1212-1215
Racism and health disparities explored in Chanchlani lecture. Global Health Office. February 8, 2019.
Ibram X. Kendi. What is Anti-Black Racism? February 7, 2020.
DeAngelo, R. White Fragility, 2018
Physicians with disabilities often undervalued. CMAJ News. April 20, 2017.
The Health of LGBTQIA2 Communities in Canada. Report of the Standing Committee on Health by Bill Casey, Chair. June 2019.
A brief whiteboard video to learn more about issues of EDI in Academy. Understanding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Academy by Dr. Sonia Anand