Category Archives: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Recorded Webinar: Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology: Insights from Dr. Keith Carter.
May 11th, 2022

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology: Insights from Dr. Keith Carter Webinar Recording is now available for download. In this 1.5-hour webinar, we will discuss obvious inequities in society and healthcare that everyone can understand. We will share data showing the current state of healthcare disparities and we’ll discuss the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s […]

Not Just Unintended Consequences: Justice in Health Care Ethics
Mar 31st, 2022

Virtual conference taking place May 5-6, 2022. We In this two-day ethics education event, rising voices and important truths will illuminate the shortcomings of a healthcare system that has attended most to those with privilege – whether due to intent, convenience, oversight or disinterest. This learning will challenge our systems of research, health care access, […]

View from the top: A Panel Discussion with Women Leaders in Medicine
Mar 4th, 2022

Date: Tuesday, March 8th, 2022Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET Imagine a gender equal health system. One that is free of bias towards women physicians, medical learners, health workers and patients. We must eliminate the double standard, and level the playing field. What would that look like? What could be achieved? Join Canada’s top women in […]

Women Leaders in Eye Health Coffee Hour
Feb 1st, 2022

Date: Thursday, February 10th, 2022 Time: 8:00 am Speakers: Dr. Sara Wester, Dr. Erin Shriver, Dr. Femida Kherani Topic: Session 1 Oculoplastics. The panelists will answer questions posed from the original webinar series or submitted in advance and will provide real-life professional mentoring and advice as experienced OCP specialists. This informal webinar format will allow […]

WOMEN RESIDENTS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY – Current Status of Gender Equity in Ophthalmology
Jan 31st, 2022

Date: Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Topic: Current Status of Gender Equity in Ophthalmology Speaker: Dr. Yvonne Buys Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please see some recommended readings below. Buys YM, Canizares M, Felfeli T, […]

Oct 14th, 2021

Allergan, an AbbVie company, would like to cordially invite you to a Discussion on Highlights from the Drop Reduction in Ocular Pressure Program Date: Thursday, October 21st, 2021 Time: 10:00pm EST (hosted by Women in Ophthalmology – B.C. Chapter) Speaker: Cindy Hutnik MD, PhD, FRCSCDr. Hutnik is currently President of the Canadian Glaucoma Society and […]

Booklet – Seva Canada – Gender and Blindness: Addressing Inequity
Jun 30th, 2020

Seva Canada is a charity whose mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness in developing countries. Their new Gender and Blindness booklet is updated with research and strategies to overcome the barriers women and girls face in accessing care. Introduction Seva Canada and its partners’ research clearly reveals that, in order to achieve our […]