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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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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...

Award: Dr. Miriam Rossi Award of Excellence

The Dr. Miriam Rossi Award of Excellence  Purpose The Dr. Miriam Rossi Award of Excellence aims to recognize an individual who has made significant contributions towards improving the health and well being of the Black community in Ontario. The award is named after...