Incorporating EDI Principles into Your Organization or Team

Learn how to foster an inclusive environment by understanding and implementing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion principles.

Principles

Equity and diversity in medicine – Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

The objective of this policy is to provide guidance to physicians and institutions by identifying a set of guiding principles and commitments to promote equity and diversity in medicine (as defined in the Guiding Principles section).

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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) Toolkits

Toolkits of various EDI topics such as strategies to promote EDI in leadership, responding to social issues, bias, and discrimination.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit – Doctors of Nova Scotia

Tools for assessing power relationships, how to incorporate EDI into HR, allyship and ways to intervene in a workplace, amongst other key topics. ­čí¬ Visit Resource

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Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Ophthalmology – American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Opinion piece on how to improve diversity and address barriers to improving the underrepresentation of students in medicine and ophthalmology.

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committees: Getting Started Guide – University of British Columbia (UBC)

The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the role that EDI committees can play, and offers guidance for developing one within your division, unit, or department.

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Toolkit on equality in governance structures, procedures and implementation

This Toolkit provides support for integrating EDI in governance principles of complex, large-scale, international, publicly funded research infrastructures (CoLIPRIs) and projects, like EBRAINS or the HBP.

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Integrate EDI principles in your governance tools – EDI TOOLKIT

This website breaks-down the CoLIPRI toolkit (see above) into simple, digestible parts.

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Lee, E. Y., Farrokhyar, F., Bakshi, N., Levin, L. A., & Ahuja, N. (2022). Equity, diversity, and inclusion landscape in Canadian postgraduate medical education for ophthalmology. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2022.08.015

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Physician Leadership Toolkit for Encouraging and Promoting Diversity and Inclusion – Alberta Medical Association

Topics covered include how to foster diversity and inclusivity, inclusive language guide, and recognizing and mitigating bias.

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Creating an Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Research Environment: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention – Canada Research Chairs

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EQUITY AND INCLUSION TOOLKIT – Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions

Includes environmental scan checklists, sample accessibility event checklists, sample workshops, amongst other resources.

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