Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in Health Research

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

Join us for a workshop focused on fostering diversity and inclusion in health research. Current patient engagement practices result in a narrow pool of perspectives being reflected in patient-oriented research. This session will discuss a project funded by the BC SUPPORT Unit to develop educational modules to support the inclusion of more diverse people in health research, including d/Deaf, disabled, rural and remote, LGBTQ2S+, immigrant, racialized, refugee and ethnocultural communities. Speakers will also provide an overview of the Tapestry Tool: an open-source online learning platform that allows users, authors, viewers, students and instructors to collaborate in the development of content.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Why diversity and inclusion in health research matter
  • What the Tapestry Tool is
  • Pragmatic strategies to support the inclusion of more diverse people in health research

 

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