At CAEP 2021, the SLGBTQIA + panel identified perceived or real barriers to the inclusion of sexual and gender minority content in Emergency Medicine residency curriculums. Here, we present an infographic documenting the findings and recommendations from the CAEP Academia Symposium Paper.

At CAEP 2022 in Quebec City – make sure to check out the Challenging Career Path of Emergency Medicine: Transitions in Training and Practice Symposium panel on Call to Action: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Resident Selection Process. 

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  • Tayler Young

    Tayler Young finishing her 4th year of medical school at the University of Ottawa, and starting her residency at the University of Queens.

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  • Lucy Karp

    Dr. Lucy Karp is a junior editor for the EMOttawa Blog, and is a FRCPC resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, at the University of Ottawa.

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    Dr. Coutin (he/they) is a senior Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa with special interests in social advocacy, 2SLGBTQ+ health, addictions, public health, POCUS, physician wellness, and medical education. He is a Senior Editor with the EMOttawa Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination team.

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