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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning + (LGBTQ+) experience higher rates of healthcare disparities compared to their heterosexual or cisgender counterparts.  Identifying factors contributing to these disparities have included perceived discrimination from health care providers and denial of healthcare, in addition to racial identity and geographic location.

All Canadians have a fundamental right to individual protection from discrimination and bias. Promoting equity and diversity within medicine fosters a just professional and learning culture that cultivates the diverse perspectives within it, reflects the communities physicians serve, and promotes professional excellence and social accountability.

This segment will feature a unique pearl learned by a junior VIR staff during residency or fellowship to share with our community. This pearl is written by Dr. Joel Woodley-Cook from Scarborough Health Network.

In 2021, the International Day of Radiology is dedicated to Interventional Radiology and its essential role in treating patients.

Do you have a great case to present? Our next Virtual Angio Club (VAC) is now accepting submissions!

September 30, 2021 marks the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in which we honour the lost and missing children of residential schools, the families left behind, and the survivors.

The purpose of this one-day weekend virtual CME course is to offer attendees a comprehensive understanding of dialysis access creation and maintenance.

A draft presentation of no more than 8-10minutes should be submitted by September 26, 2021 via email at