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:
Virtual event. You must pre-register in advance for this webinar.
Speakers: Sarah Adjekum, Lyndon George, Dr. Ameil Joseph and Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek
Introduction by: Dr. Sonia Anand
-Review events and discussions that have brought racism to the fore in Canadian society and medical institutions.
-Explore the issue of racism in healthcare in Canada, including key concepts, principles,and terminology.
-Discuss steps we can take to improve health care access, delivery, experience andoutcomes for black patients in our communities.
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
The Lancet Series of Gender Equality, Norms, and Health.
Reid S, Chan T. Women in Academia. MacPFD Spark Podcast.
Dr. Ellen Amster and Dr. Sonia Anand. Race and Colonialism in the History of Medicine and Public Health Workshop. November 24, 2020.
Sarah Adjekum, Lyndon George, Dr. Ameil Joseph, and Dr. Madeleine Verhovsek. From Stories to Action: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Healthcare. McMaster University Department of Medicine's Chairs Grand Rounds. MacPFD Spark Podcast. October 1, 2020
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
Brooks D, Chan T. Sponsorship & Mentorship. MacPFD Spark Podcast.