There are many fantastic training and educational events related to wellness or Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the U of T community and beyond.
When your Wellness, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (WIDE) committee attend events and think the available resources will be useful or of interest, we will post them here.
Wellness resources will provide you with some practical tools to help with wellness.
Medicine by Design Healthy and Inclusive Labs: bridging the racial divide in society and academia (video)
- Dr. Manu Platt, PhD, Associate Professor Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
- Anita Balakrishna, LLB, Director, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, U of T
An interactive discussion with Dr. Manu Platt and Anita Balakrishna about bridging the racial divide in society and academia.
Mindfest event recordings (videos)
Supporting someone who is struggling (PDF)
A presentation by Jordan Friesen, O.T. Reg. (MB)
TED Talk: Take Two – Are You a Bridge? (video)
In this 12.5 minute video, Rev. Denise Kingdom-Grier asks about our own roles in reaching out to others and building bridges which leads to collaboration and inclusivity in a societal sense.
TED Talk: The Power of Collaboration (video)
In this six-minute video, Dr. Evanetten talks about the five lessons we can learn from collaboration, and how many minds are both inclusive and better than one.
TED Talk: How Diversity Makes Teams More Innovative (video)
In this short TED Talk, Rocio Lorenza shares her research into diversity and innovation. Although the research focuses on gender diversity, her recommendations hold true for all equity-deserving groups: It depends on two decisions that are made every day – who do we hire, and who do we develop?
What Every Health Researcher Needs to Know About Health Equity: Privilege, Oppression and Allyship (video)
A Talk by Dr. Stephanie Nixon
Privilege and critical Allyship: tools for unlocking meaningful action on equity, diversity and inclusion (video)
Dr. Stephanie Nixon talks at the 2020 Cardiac Sciences Grand Rounds.
The coin model of privilege and critical allyship: implications for health (Paper)
Nixon, S.A. The coin model of privilege and critical allyship: implications for health. BMC Public Health 19, 1637 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7884-9
Diversity Dialogue: Professor Irwin Cotler on Contemporary Antisemitism
A talk by Dr. Irwin Cotler in 2022.