SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION | FEB. 25TH

AGENDA:

  • 8:00am – 8:55am – Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:10am – Intro & Housekeeping
  • 9:10am – 9:55am – Keynote Presentation: Sean Wharton
    • Discussion on respecting healthy bodies and treatment when needed
    • Objectives:
      • 1. Discuss bias, stigma, and discrimination in weight management and healthy bodies size
      • 2. Discuss advances in the treatment of elevated weight that results in comorbidities
      • 3. Discuss the racial implications of elevated weight.
  • 9:55am – 10:10am – Discussion
  • 10:10am – 10:40am – Presentation: Dr. Nicole Woods
    • Re-thinking the Integration of Basic and Clinical Sciences in Medical Education
    • Objectives:
      • 1. Summarize recent research findings from health professions education and cognitive psychology
      • 2. Describe the concept of ‘cognitive integration’ and the implications for teaching and curriculum design
      • 3. Identify the forms of knowledge that might constitute ‘basic science’ of black health
  • 10:40am – 10:55am – Discussion + Q&A
  • 10:55am -11:15am – Break
  • 11:15am – 11:45am – Presentation: Dr.Nav Persaud
    • Equitable pandemic recovery: Taking action now
      • Objectives:
        • 1. Explain the literature supporting policy changes that would promote health equity during the pandemic recovery period
        • 2. Articulate the role of physicians in promoting health equity
        • 3. Understand the role of research in promoting health equity
  • 11:45am – 12:00pm – Discussion + Q&A
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Annual General Meeting
  • 2:00pm – 2:40pm – Presentation: Dr. Nothando Swan Wohlgeschaffen
    • Providing opioid agonist therapy both inside and outside of RAAM clinics
    • Objectives:
      • 1. Review the current options for opioid agonist therapy
      • 2. Review some of the ways in which patients present for care
      • 3. Differentiate between opioid dependency and opiate use disorder
  • 2:40pm – 2:55pm- Discussion + Q&A
  • 2:55pm – 3:25pm – Presentation: Drs. Mena Gewarges & Tahira Redwood
    • DICE is on a roll: Empowering Black and Indigenous learners through mentorship and allyship within the Division of Cardiology
      • Objectives:
        • 1. What are ways to engage learners across the training spectrum through virtual and in-person activities?
        • 2. What are some key principles in mentorship and allyship that can benefit learners as they progress through training? What are common pitfalls to avoid?
        • 3. How can a mentorship group build a brand for increased visibility, funding sponsorship, and a seat at the table to drive important future change in the educational opportunities and job prospects available to Black and Indigenous learners?
  • 3:25pm -3:40pm – Discussion + Q&A
    • Objectives:
      • 1. Explain the literature supporting policy changes that would promote health equity during the pandemic recovery period
      • 2. Articulate the role of physicians in promoting health equity
      • 3. Understand the role of research in promoting health equity
  • 3:40pm – 3:50pm – Evaluation
  • 3:50pm – 4:00pm – Thank You
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm – Wine & Cheese


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