Dr. Antonia Sappong speaks about her own journey to becoming a doctor and facing anti-Blackness.
Panel discussion featuring family and palliative care doctor Amy Tan; Indigenous psychiatrist Nel Wieman, and Black Physicians of Canada President Modupe Tunde-Byass
The changemakers Canadians ought to know about, according to seven Black doctors and health care researchers.
“It is extremely concerning,” says Dr. Frantz-Daniel Lafortune, Quebec representative of the Black Physicians of Canada Board of Directors on how pulse oximeters may be inaccurate in patients with darker skin.
Rethink Breast Cancer and Dr. Hadal El-Hadi explore the importance of having race-based data, microaggressions and misconceptions, tips for Black breasties navigating the healthcare system and ways for us all to do better.
We spoke with Black Physicians of Canada president Dr. Modupe Tunde-Byass about the impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities.
Medical oncologist Dr. Doreen Ezeife says increasing representation of Black health-care providers and providing culturally sensitive care can improve uptake of cancer tests and treatments among Black patients.
New CanRAC Working Group aims to embed anti-Black racism principles in accreditation standards
Many academic medical organizations issued statements in response to demand for collective action against racial injustices and police brutality following the murder of George Floyd in May 2020. These statements may offer insight into how medical schools and national organizations were reflecting on and responding to these incidents. The authors sought to empirically examine the initial statements published by academic medical organizations in response to societal concerns about systemic, anti-Black racism.
Some say the lack of Black physicians is a pipeline problem, with too few Black people going to medical school. I say it’s a gaslighting problem.
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