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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.
Kamloops Medical Imaging is seeking a locum Interventional Radiologist
With a growing demand for minimally invasive procedures and a large underserved population worldwide, global outreach in IR is growing at a rapid pace. Tanzania is at the center of these advances with road2IR, the first IR training program in Subsaharan Africa. In Tanzania, a country of over 60 million people, there is only 1 diagnostic radiologist per 1 million people and no prior IR service.