EDI Events

If you missed any of our events, click on the links below to review and enjoy!

January 25, 2021

Ways of Knowing and Ways of Seeing: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Anesthesia with Dr. Gianni R. Lorello

Video Recording HERE

Jan 25 Professors Rounds poster

March 26, 2021: City-wide Grand Rounds

Embracing our Duty of Care Oblication for Deeper Inclusion with Dr. Nouman Ashraf

City-Wide Rounds Poster

March 31, 2021  - RADAR: Rising Anesthesiology Diversity and Anti-Racism

Why We’re Here: Increasing Diversity in Anesthesiology with Drs. Brittany Ervin-Silkhondze, Peter Khoester, Allison Mitchel, Matt Wixson

Inaugural event that brought together anesthesiologists from across the career spectrum for a wide-ranging conversation on the need for greater diversity within anesthesiology, the barriers to diversifying the field, the challenges of being a minority in medicine, and what it looks like to be an ally.

Video Recording HERE


June 18, 2021: City-wide Grand Rounds

Confronting The Roots of Anti-Black Racism in Society/ Medicine with Drs. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Daniel Z. Buchman and Roberta K. Timothy

EDI Grand Rounds - June 18, 2021

Drs. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Daniel Buchman, and Roberta Timothy discuss the intersections of race, crime and criminal justice, with a particular focus on the area of policing. The session takes a deep dive into the roots of racial issues that affect health care delivery. The session will be moderated by Dr. Hance Clarke. They explore and learn about the social determinants of health that have been thrust to the forefront in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic and pictures of police violence have highlighted the issues that disproportionately affect racialized and ethnic minority groups. Worldwide protests have raised awareness globally of deep-rooted long-standing issues regarding systemic racism, including inequalities in health care.

Video Recording HERE

September 24, 2021: City-wide Grand Rounds (postponed from May 28th)

Can you handle the truth? Health, Racism, and Black Lives with Dr. Onye Nnorom


  1. Describe how systemic anti Black racism drives inequities in Canada
  2. Explore promising practices to address inequities in medicine

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: WH45Vq
Webinar ID: 835 3324 5503