Healthcare’s Implicit Bias Problem

Healthcare’s Implicit Bias Problem

On an individual level, we all have implicit biases. It would be impossible to have a lived experience without having biases. They’re a product of our genetics, environment, opportunities, experiences etc. We develop blindspots that we are often unaware of...
When it comes to EDI, can we get it wrong?

When it comes to EDI, can we get it wrong?

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) has become an important rallying point and component of organizational structures. Recognizing the importance of equity in the social determinants of health, healthcare organizations have begun to place very specific focus on this...
EDI Corner and Black History Month

EDI Corner and Black History Month

The Equity, Diversion and Inclusion committee in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa recognizes that bias and discrimination are barriers to patients receiving appropriate and compassionate care. We seek to disseminateĀ knowledge,...