Join us and register for a two-part equity series focused on the interplay between systemic discrimination and racialization and how this leads to disparities in access, quality, and health outcomes in our communities.
At these upcoming sessions, you will hear from thought leaders across different health settings as they speak on their leadership and organizational strategies, learnings and best practices from the pandemic to address systemic discrimination and health disparities.
January 31, 2023 - Part 1 will highlight the unique challenges those who experience chronic homelessness have in accessing health care, and how these challenges can be amplified for those requiring mental health supports.
- Corey Bernard, Director, Equity, Inclusion Diversity & Anti-Racism, Provincial Equity & Indigenous Health Office, Ontario Health
- Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull, Medical Director, Ottawa Inner City Health
- Dr. Kwame McKenzie, CEO, Wellesley Institute, and Director of Health Equity, CAMH
At the conclusion of this 2-part series, participants will be able to:
- Learn how bias and discrimination can impact health care outcomes.
- Reflect on what systemic barriers to accessing care there are within your own organization and potential strategies to address inequities in health care delivery.
- Feel empowered to effectively in applying practical strategies that will advance health equity for the communities you serve.
Both sessions moderated by: Dr. David Kaplan, Vice President, Quality, Ontario Health
This one credit per hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 1.0 Mainpro+ credits.
“Advancing Health Equity in Ontario’s Healthcare Delivery: A focus on access to care and underserved populations” is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.