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Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare

Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare

This program introduces participants to the language and frameworks of anti-oppression and social justice. It explores how the Canadian healthcare system continues to participate in discrimination and oppression. It also begins to explore how health care professionals can engage in praxis, which is theory-informed action in the pursuit of social justice.

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Healthcare institutions are increasingly engaging in activities around equity, diversity and inclusion. However, these endeavours are often embarked upon in ahistoric and apolitical ways, which perpetuates harm. Participants will be asked to critically reflect on their own assumptions and behaviours to interrogate organizational practices and policies; and to identify ways to use their social power to disrupt, reshape, and reimagine our workplaces and institutions.

Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare is offered in partnership between the Centre For Faculty Development and Office Of Inclusion And Diversity, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Two 4-hour modules delivered via Zoom.  Participants will have access to online resources, additional reading and questions that prompt reflection to facilitate their learning and help them develop a common language to facilitate dialogue during the synchronous sessions.


Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare

Program Details

This program follows a pay-what-you-can (PWYC) model.  

With suggested payment options between $100.00 to $500.00 available (for both modules combined). We encourage those with the financial means to support the program, to consider paying the suggested tuition of $500.  This will enable us to continue to offer this program to future cohorts.  However, for those who may be experiencing financial barriers, we are offering the following PWYC registration codes below to support your registration:

Anti-Oppression - PWYC - $100 Rate Promotional Code: PWYC-100
Anti-Oppression - PWYC - $300 Rate Promotional Code: PWYC-300

For more information, visit the program page.

Additional Info

Offered in Partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity 

Event Details

  • October 12, 2023 - October 26, 2023
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Start date: Oct 12
    Duration: Oct 12 & Oct 26 9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    • Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare - Module 1

      Thu 12 Oct 09:00 EDT - Thu 12 Oct 13:00 EDT
    • Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare - Module 2

      Thu 26 Oct 09:00 EDT - Thu 26 Oct 13:00 EDT
    Location: Online
    • Anti-Oppression - PWYC - $100 Rate $100.00 incl. Tax
    • Anti-Oppression - PWYC - $300 Rate $300.00 incl. Tax
    • $500.00 incl. Tax
    Additional Info:

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Centre for Faculty Development
Li Ka Shing International Healthcare
Education Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital
209 Victoria Street, 4th floor

Mailing Address:
30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8


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