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Are you REDI’s next Executive Director? Champion equitable learning & working environments across the Faculty of Medicine. deadline: May 30th, 2024

Executive Director Role Open: Champion Equity in Transforming Health for All

The Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is hiring an Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of healthcare education and practice. The deadline to apply is midnight on May 30th, 2024.

REDI Best Practices: Designing a Faculty In-Person Interview Experience for Success

REDI Best Practices: Designing a Faculty In-Person Interview Experience for Success

This tip sheet outlines the essentials of structuring an effective and inclusive faculty interview process at UBC. The in-person interview is a critical step in hiring, involving traditional Q&A sessions, teaching demonstrations, and strategic meetings with leadership and potential colleagues. It ensures that every candidate feels valued and has an equal opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities.

REDI’s Indigenous Musicians List

REDI’s Indigenous Musicians List

June 21st marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a time to “recognize and celebrate the history, heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities across Canada” (Government of Canada). In honour of this day, we are thrilled to share a curated list of our favourite Indigenous musicians.

A diverse group of people with a pride flag

Pride

Learn and celebrate with us during this Pride season.

Intergroup dialogue

Intergroup dialogue

Intergroup dialogue is a face-to-face, structured, and facilitated group experience that creates opportunities for participants to listen deeply, engage in self-reflection, and gain new perspectives on polarizing societal issues.

Coming Home: Honouring the Resiliency of All Survivors of the Indian Residential School Experience

Coming Home: Honouring the Resiliency of All Survivors of the Indian Residential School Experience

Join our first hybrid Indigenous Speakers Series session on September 25th, 2024 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, where, we are honoured to welcome back survivors of the Indian Residential School Experience, who joined us in September 2022, and the children of survivors, who participated in September 2023. Both generations are courageous survivors of the continuing legacy of this horrific chapter in Canada’s history.

Art installation at Seaforth Peace Park in Vancouver, BC, inspired by Métis artist Jaime Black's REDress Project. The red dresses symbolize the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. (courtesy Edna Winti/Flickr CC)

Red Dress Day (May 5)

Red Dress Day, also known as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit People, is observed on May 5th.

Jewish Heritage Month

Jewish Heritage Month

May is recognized in Canada as Jewish Heritage Month. The intention is to remember and honour the contributions of Jews and Jewish communities that have made a difference to Canadian lives.

Asian Heritage Month

Asian Heritage Month

Asian Heritage Month offers us an opportunity to learn more about the history of Canadians of Asian heritage and to celebrate their diverse contributions to our society.

Dr. Andrea MacNeill

From planetary health to planetary healthcare

This #EarthDay, learn how the Planetary Healthcare Lab at UBC, the only academic entity of its kind in the world, is reimagining healthcare systems to make them better for both the patient and the environment. 🌎