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Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive

October is Disability Awareness Month!

October 13, 2021 — 
Attend the panel discussion “Addressing Ableism in the Academy” on Oct. 20

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two female researchers setting up a specialized microscope

Research and International

Recent UM research findings suggest gender bias remains in NSE professions across Canada

September 28, 2021 — 
EDI and the sciences

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inequity in health care focus at virtual Pride 2021 town hall

September 22, 2021 — 
Prominent 2SLGBTQIA+ community members discussed their perspectives on challenges with the health care system at the virtual Pride 2021 Town Hall September 13. The event, Creating Positive Change in Health Care – A 2SLGBTQIA+ Perspective, was presented by the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.  The virtual panel discussion was moderated by Ellie Caslake, a transgender women, artist and EDI project developer and included four panelists who took turns answering Caslake’s questions on a range of health-related topics.

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Panel: Creating an anti-racist university

September 15, 2021 — 
Plan to attend the event presented by UM’s EDI community of practice

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Fort Garry campus.

Bettering our land: A call to action against injustice

August 19, 2021 — 
Students, faculty, support staff, administration, and Indigenous Elders shared their own aspirations and call to actions to move the community towards a better direction


A public transit bus with a red advertisement on the side that says "Getting past the barriers" on it.


Getting past the barriers

August 18, 2021 — 
Getting past the barriers

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An overhead view of people standing in a crowd, all connected by interlinked strings.


Fostering research excellence

August 18, 2021 — 
Research can only be excellent, innovative and impactful when it benefits us all

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Ming-Ka Chan smiling with trees in background

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM medical educator receives Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada/AMS award

August 18, 2021 — 
Dr. Ming-Ka Chan, co-director of the Office of Leadership Education, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, is the recipient of the 2021 Royal College/Associated Medical Services Donald Richards Wilson Award. The annual award is given to a person or team who has demonstrated excellence in integrating CanMEDS Roles into Royal College or other health related training programs.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Our commitment to professionalism, EDI, RWLE and social accountability

July 6, 2021 — 
Message from Dr. Brian Postl, Dean, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Vice-Provost (Health Sciences) The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS) at the University of Manitoba is a national leader in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion and ensuring a respectful work and learning environment. As members of the RFHS, we all have a critical role to play, and I want to highlight some of the opportunities available to you as a student to demonstrate a commitment to this positive culture.

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Admin Building and Fort Garry campus.

We all share in building equity, diversity and inclusion at UM

June 2, 2021 — 
UM President releases the EDI Task Force Final Report to the community

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