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The BPAO is a steadily evolving and growing community organization focused on excellence in healthcare and improving the health and wellness of the Black population of Ontario.

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Time for action: Calling all BPAO/BRPO Members!

Our community needs us, our learners need us and we need each other! A special message from our BPAO Outreach Lead, Dr. Mojola Omole & our President Dr. Onye Nnorom               Dear BPAO members,  This summer has shown us that if we are to dismantle anti-Black...

Important U of T Messages for BPAO

REVIEWERS NEEDED FOR MEDICAL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS APPLICATIONS   Dear colleagues, We hope that you are keeping well and in good spirits. As we look toward the new 2020-2021 academic year, we would like to invite you to help us select the next class of MD students, the...

BPAO’s First Peer Reviewed Article!

Congratulations to Dr. Joseph Mparlirwa, lead author of BPAO's first peer-reviewed publication: Patients, Pride, and Prejudice: Exploring Black Ontarian Physicians' Experiences of Racism and Discrimination...

Black, White Coats and Stethoscopes

Despite the turbulence of the last few months, a quiet revolution has taken place in medicine. We have seen a record number of students admitted to medical schools across the country. These young, hopeful students are the leaders that will change the face of medicine...