Feb 29, 2024  |  11:30am - 1:30pm
Equity and wellness event

Equity in Action: EDI-infused Leadership for Research and Clinical Teams

Agile education

Run by LMP faculty members, for LMP faculty members as part of the LMP Faculty Development Day catalyst funding.

For all basic, clinical, and translational teaching and research faculty in LMP.

This 2-hour interactive workshop will cover actionable approaches to recruitment, onboarding, running and maintaining a lab/clinical team, equity in education and research, and writing strong EDI-infused grants.

You will learn practical tips and strategies for implementing these into your work.

At the end of this session, you will be able to :

  • Recognize where to incorporate EDI into various aspects of running a research lab/clinical team from recruitment to education to mentoring trainees;
  • Understand evidence-based guidelines for implementation of EDI as a leader of a research or clinical team; and
  • Demonstrate core competencies when developing an EDI plan in a grant proposal.

Who is it for

Any faculty member appointed in LMP is welcome to attend.

The workshop will cater for all faculty whether you work in a research, clinical or teaching capacity.

Where and when

Thursday, February 29, 2024

11:30 am to 1:30 pm (a buffet lunch will be served from 11:30 am)

In-person at the Faculty Club, University of Toronto, 41 Willcocks Street

Registration is now closed. Please contact lmp.communications@utoronto.ca if you have any questions.

Guest speaker: Dr. Imogen Coe

Dr. Imogen R. Coe was the founding dean of the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University (2012-2018). She is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biology and an affiliate scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Keenan Research Centre, at St. Michael’s Hospital, where her research group studies the biology of drug transporters which are proteins that facilitate the entry into cells of anti-cancer and anti-viral drugs.

Dr. Coe is internationally recognized as a Canadian thought leader in the area of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). She has advised academia, government and industry on best practices and approaches to improve EDI in STEM, particularly in the Canadian post-secondary education (PSE) sector.  She has written and spoken about these issues extensively for platforms such as the Globe and Mail, iPolitics and the CBC.  She has also given a TEDx talk on gender equity in science.

You read more about Dr. Coe on her website.