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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology

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3:45 PM, Friday 16 Jun 2023 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Québec City Convention Centre - Room 308 B | Salle 308 B


Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  • Describe how bias, discrimination, and racism affect health care outcomes and physician wellness, and how cultural humility and critical allyship can be used as tools in combating discrimination   
  •  Describe emerging research on diversity & equity in Ophthalmology 
  • Understand and apply learnings to become effective allies and advocates in the healthcare setting, with a special emphasis on the needs of vulnerable populations and equity-deserving groups 


CanMeds Roles: Health Advocate, Medical Expert

Sub Sessions

4:10 PM - 4:15 PM | 5 minutes
4:15 PM - 4:20 PM | 5 minutes

Authors: Nadine Cheffi1, Sukhmeet Oshan2, Adil Bhatti3. 1University of Ottawa, 2University of Waterloo, 3Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.   Author Disclosures: Nadine Cheffi: None   Sukhmeet Oshan: None   Adil Bh...

4:20 PM - 4:25 PM | 5 minutes

Authors: Imaan Z. Kherani, Daiana R. Pur ,  Nupura K. Bakshi   Author Disclosures:   I.Z. Kherani:  None.  D.R. Pur:  None.  N.K. Bakshi:   Any direct financial payments including receipt of honoraria; Name of for-profit or not-for-profit organization(s); Bayer, Novartis, Biogen, Roche, Teva. Any direct financial payments including receipt of honorar...

4:25 PM - 4:30 PM | 5 minutes

Authors: Danica R. Kindrachuk Author Disclosures: Danica Kindrachuk: None Abstract Body: Purpose: To examine and educate on the scope of domestic violence injuries in ophthalmology, to examine its prevalence, to delineate ophthalmology’s key role in detection and advocacy, and to discuss efficacy of interventions.   

4:30 PM - 4:35 PM | 5 minutes

Authors: Mostafa Bondok1, Mohamed Bondok, Rishika Selvakumar, Nina Ahuja, Edsel Ing  Author Disclosures: Mostafa Bondok: None  Mohamed Bondok: None   Rishika Selvakumar: None     Nina Ahuja: None     Edsel Ing: None   

4:35 PM - 4:40 PM | 5 minutes

Authors: Nikki Rousta, Isra M. Hussein, Radha P. Kohly.   Author Disclosures:   N. Rousta:  None.  I.M. Hussein:  None.  R.P. Kohly:   Any direct financial payments including receipt of honoraria; Name of for-profit or not-for-profit organization(s); Bayer, Novartis. Membership on advisory boards or speakers’ bureaus; Name of for-profit or not-for-profit organ...

4:40 PM - 4:45 PM | 5 minutes

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