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Speakers

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Sandra Lindsay (DHSc,MS,MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC)

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Sandra Lindsay

    DHSc,MS,MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC

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  • Dr. Bourne Auguste (Nephrologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

    Dr. Bourne Auguste

    Nephrologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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  • Dr. Nicole Kaniki (Director of EDI in Research and Innovation at the Office of Vice-President, Research and Innovation - University of Toronto)

    Dr. Nicole Kaniki

    Director of EDI in Research and Innovation at the Office of Vice-President, Research and Innovation - University of Toronto

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  • Dr. Istvan Mucsi (Clinician Investigator, Transplant Nephrologist at the Ajmera Transplant Centre and Division of Nephrology at the University Health Network)

    Dr. Istvan Mucsi

    Clinician Investigator, Transplant Nephrologist at the Ajmera Transplant Centre and Division of Nephrology at the University Health Network

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  • Chantal Phillips (Third-year medical student - University of Toronto)

    Chantal Phillips

    Third-year medical student - University of Toronto

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  • Dr. Meb Rashid Rashid (Medical Director at Crossroads Medical Clinic - Womens College Hospital)

    Dr. Meb Rashid Rashid

    Medical Director at Crossroads Medical Clinic - Womens College Hospital

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  • Joanne Ukposidolo (Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist & Co-Founder of WombCare)

    Joanne Ukposidolo

    Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist & Co-Founder of WombCare

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  • Amoy Jacques (Kinesiologist at Altum Health – University Health Network & Founder of WombCare at Bpao)

    Amoy Jacques

    Kinesiologist at Altum Health – University Health Network & Founder of WombCare at Bpao

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Accreditation

This event is accredited as follows: 


  • College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ (1 credit/hour) Group Learning: 4.0 credits*
  • Royal College Maintenance of Certification Section 1: 4.0 hours

Agenda

9

15AM

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10

00AM

Finding My Purpose During a Pandemic

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Sandra Lindsay

1. Lessons/experiences from the epicenter within the NY epicenter 2. Strategies to overcome vaccine hesitancy 3. Personal experiences with combatting vaccine hesitancy and building trust - DISCUSSION

10

00AM

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10

35AM

Pelvic Health Management of Uterine Fibroid and Endometriosis

Joanne UkposidoloAmoy Jacques

1. Overview of Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroid Management for BIPOC population within the Canadian HealthCare System 2. Identified Gaps in Management 3. How Pelvic Floor Health Services can help (a Case Study) - DISCUSSION/ Q&A

10

35AM

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10

50AM

10

50AM

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11

25AM

The Road to Refuge: An introduction to the Health Issues of Refugees to Canada

Dr. Meb Rashid Rashid

1. Describe the refugee processing system and how it intersects with the health of refugee populations 2. Identify the common and most serious health challenges that confront their refugee patients 3. Describe health insurance coverage for refugees and refugee claimants - DISCUSSION/ Q&A

11

25AM

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12

00PM

Lessons Learned from A Year of Effective Advocacy

Chantal Phillips

1. Report advocacy efforts in medical education and public health in support of Black medical students and broader Black communities, respectively; 2. Illustrate the role of strategy in effective health advocacy and leadership; 3. Identify significant junctures in advocacy efforts and outline strategies to effectively navigate these - DISCUSSION/ Q&A

12

00PM

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1

00PM

2

00PM

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2

20PM

Opportunities for Improving Chronic Kidney Disease Care in the Black Population

Dr. Bourne Auguste

1. Review the epidemiology of CKD in 2. Review the drawbacks associated with race-based GFR (glomerular filtration rate) equations used to estimate the stage of CKD. 3. Discuss the opportunities for improving CKD care in removing race as a factor in GFR calculation calculations - DISCUSSION/Q&A

2

20PM

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2

50PM

Inequitable access to living donor kidney transplant

Dr. Istvan Mucsi

- Discuss the epidemiology of kidney transplant (KT) and lving donor kidney transplant (LDKT) - Discuss the perspectives of ACB communities and patients from these communities on KT and LDKT - Discussing opportunities and options to support patients from ACB communities with kidney failure - DISCUSSION/ Q&A

2

50PM

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3

30PM

Anti-racism in Health Research

Dr. Nicole Kaniki

1. Describe Historical context of racism in research 2. Recognize Examples of racism in health research 3. Develop Best practices and considerations for anti-racism in health research - DISCUSSION/Q&A

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Accreditation:

  • College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+ (1 credit/hour) Group Learning: 4.0 credits
  • Royal College Maintenance of Certification Section 1: 4.0 hours



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Our keynote speaker will be Sandra Lindsay, DHSc, MBA, MSN, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC - Director, Patient Care Services, Critical Care at the Northwell Health--Long Island Jewish Medical Center.


Sandra Lindsay was the first American to be immunized against COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial. Since then, she has served as a panelist and speaker on numerous national and international platforms addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, public health, vaccine hesitancy and the importance of getting vaccinated. She has also served as keynote speaker at commencement ceremonies and other settings.


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